Welcome to the Libguide supporting VPHC63: Early Modern Art!
This course and hence the research that you do, will focus on images of women and power - using topics of history, display, presentation, creation and interpretation of objects created during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Her reign presented unique challenges to a culture that feared and disliked women, especially when they held power. This course, and your research, will investigate how the representation of a female leader reflected her particular culture’s beliefs about power, rulership, gender, beauty, and the ideal human form. Some questions that will be examined include:
This library guide is meant to support the research that you do in this course. Get more info on:
Elizabeth (Armada Portrait) Formerly attributed to George Gower, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
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