The England of Elizabeth

The England of Elizabeth

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Thanks to Shakespeare, Hollywood, and the formidable Elizabeth I herself, Elizabethan England remains a place and time that fascinates us. Modern England still has visible memorials of the Elizabethans--the houses they built, the objects they cherished, the patterns they imposed upon the very landscape. A. L. Rowse's famously vivid portrayal of the Elizabethan world is a detailed account of that society and tradition, from the lowest social class to the men and women who governed the realm. A major new introduction from Christopher Haigh offes both a reflection on Rowse's masterpiece and an assessment of the Elizabethan Age.... railways and most of the roads; the telegraph wires and electric cables; around the coasts, the great docks and ports and shipbuilding centres; ... It was in fact the country that inspired the imagination of Spenser and Drayton, Shakespeareanbsp;...

Title:The England of Elizabeth
Author:Alfred Leslie Rowse
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 2003


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