The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.037 Tuesday, 7 January 2003
Date: Monday, 06 Jan 2003 19:32:34 -0500
Subject: Review of England's Elizabeth in the Independent
England's Elizabeth: an afterlife in fame and fantasy, by Michael Dobson
and Nicola J Watson
From Good Queen Bess to 'Blackadder'
By Loraine Fletcher
04 January 2003
What makes Elizabeth I so perennially fascinating? 24 March 2003 will be
the 400th anniversary of her death, but we still know, or think we know,
more about her than any other monarch until recent times. She was
lavishly praised in poetry and paint in her lifetime, and English
culture has remained fixated on her.
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