Author: Susan Bordo

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The Creation of Anne Boleyn - A New Look at England’s Most Notorious Queen

The Creation of Anne Boleyn
  • Number: 9780547834382
  • Release: 2014-04-01
  • Author: Susan Bordo
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
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Part biography, part cultural history, The Creation of Anne Boleyn is a reconstruction of Boleyn’s life and an illuminating look at her very active afterlife in the popular imagination. With recent novels, movies, and television shows, Anne has been having a twenty-first-century moment, but Bordo shows how many generations of polemicists, biographers, novelists, and filmmakers have imagined and reimagined her: whore, martyr, cautionary tale, proto-“mean girl,” feminist icon, and everything in between. Drawing on scholarship and razor-sharp analysis, Bordo probes the complexities of one of history’s most intriguing women, teasing out what we actually know about Anne Boleyn and what we think we know about her.

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