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The Creation Of Anne Boleyn

Author : Susan Bordo
ISBN : 9781780744292
Genre : History
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Part biography, part cultural history, The Creation of Anne Boleyn is a fascinating reconstruction of Anne's life and an illuminating look at her afterlife in the popular imagination. Why is Anne so compelling? Why has she inspired such extreme reactions? What did she really even look like?! And perhaps the most provocative questions concern Anne's death more than her life. How could Henry order the execution of a once beloved wife? Drawing on scholarship and popular culture Bordo probes the complexities of one of history's most infamous relationships. In her inimitable, straight-talking style Bordo dares to confront the established histories, stepping off the well-trodden paths of Tudoriana to expertly tease out the human being behind the myths.
Category: History

Anne Boleyn

Author : Joanna Denny
ISBN : 1439560048
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A stunning biography reveals the truth about Anne Boleyn, the highly literate and accomplished English queen executed in May 1536 for charges of adultery, and explores the intrigue, romance, danger of the Tudor court, and the turbulent times that changed England forever. Reprint.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Anne Boleyn Papers

Author : Elizabeth Norton
ISBN : 1445612887
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII, caused comment wherever she went. Through the chronicles, letters and dispatches written by both Anne and her contemporaries, it is possible to see her life and thoughts as she struggled to become queen of England, ultimately ending her life on the scaffold. Only through the original sources is it truly possible to evaluate the real Anne.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Jane Seymour

Author : Elizabeth Norton
ISBN : 9781445606781
Genre : History
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The first ever biography of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third wife, who died in childbirth giving the king what he craved most - a son and heir.
Category: History

The Secret Diary Of Anne Boleyn

Author : Robin Maxwell
ISBN : 9781628724547
Genre : Fiction
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In this "energetic" (Kirkus Reviews) re-creation of Anne Boleyn's tragic life -- and death -- Robin Maxwell offers a pitch-perfect version of a bawdy and exuberant time filled with lust, betrayal, love, and murder.When the young Queen Elizabeth I is entrusted with Anne Boleyn's secret diary, she discovers a great deal about the much-maligned mother she never knew. And on learning the truth about her lascivious and despotic father, Henry VIII, she vows never to relinquish control to any man. But this avowal doesn't prevent Elizabeth from pursuing a torrid love affair with her horsemaster, Robin Dudley -- described with near-shocking candor -- as too are Anne's graphic trysts with a very persistent and lustful Henry. Blending a historian's attention to accuracy with a novelist's artful rendering, Maxwell weaves compelling descriptions of court life and devastating portraits of actual people into her naughty, page-turning tale. The result is a masterpiece of historical fiction -- so prophetic of our time that one would think it were ripped from today's headlines. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Category: Fiction

The Destruction Of Hillary Clinton

Author : Susan Bordo
ISBN : 9781925603026
Genre : Political Science
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• The essential analysis of how and why Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election by acclaimed cultural critic and historian Susan Bordo • The Destruction of Hillary Clinton offers insightful blow-by-blow analysis of how Clinton—the most well-qualified and experienced candidate ever to run for president—lost to a former reality TV star • Susan Bordo is a hugely respected feminist scholar and philosopher, author of the seminal Pulitzer Prize-nominated Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body, and known for her persuasive but accessible writing style • Her most recent book, The Creation of Anne Boleyn, looks at how Anne Boleyn, like Hillary Clinton, has been made out to be scheming, overly ambitious and untrustworthy in popular culture • Will appeal to all those whose hopes were invested in Clinton as the first woman president, and who have been mortified by Trump's catastrophic rise to power • Bordo currently holds the Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky • Will be the subject of a major marketing and publicity campaign from Text that will coincide with US publication
Category: Political Science

Bring Up The Bodies

Author : Hilary Mantel
ISBN : 9781429947657
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Award The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court, Anne stands starkly exposed, the focus of gossip and malice. At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, while the demure Jane Seymour stands waiting her turn for the poisoned wedding ring. But Anne and her powerful family will not yield without a ferocious struggle. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head? Bring Up the Bodies is one of The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2012, one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 and one of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2012
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In The Footsteps Of Anne Boleyn

Author : Natalie Grueninger
ISBN : 9781445635361
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The visitor's companion to the palaces, castles & houses associated with Henry VIII's infamous wife.
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Unbearable Weight

Author : Susan Bordo
ISBN : 0520930711
Genre : Social Science
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising, anorexia and bulimia, and much more—in a way that makes sense of our current social landscape—finally! This is a great book for anyone who wonders why women's magazines are always describing delicious food as 'sinful' and why there is a cake called Death by Chocolate. Loved it!"—Katha Pollitt, Nation columnist and author of Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture (2001)
Category: Social Science

Blood Will Tell

Author : Kyra Cornelius Kramer
ISBN : 1478183438
Genre : History
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The author suggests that it was Henry, not his wives, who was the true source of his difficulty in fathering heirs. The author and her colleagues unearthed the obstetrical problems that arise from having a Kell positive progenitor, and the potential complication of McLeod syndrome.
Category: History