The tragic histories of Mary Queen of Scots, 1560-1690 : rhetoric, passions, and political literature

Staines, John D
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  • Creator John D. Staines
  • Format Books
  • Publication Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2009]
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780754666110, 0754666115
  • OCLC ocn233173612


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-266) and index.


  • Introduction : Mary's tragedy and public rhetoric in an age of reform and revolution -- Character, passion, and political rhetoric in Buchanan's Tragic history of the Queen of Scots -- Mary's passions made public : other early versions of her tragic fall -- The tragedy at Fotheringhay -- Guile and public representation : Mary's tragedy in book five of The faerie queene -- "out of this lamentable fortune" : Mary's tragedy and the royal succession -- Charles's grandmother and the rhetoric of revolution
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