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.
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A. L. Rowse (1903–1997) was a fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford. The general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare, he achieved worldwide fame when he claimed the elusive Dark Lady of the sonnets was Emilia Lanier. He published more than ninety books of history, poems, biography, and criticism, including The Expansion of Elizabethan England. Christopher Haigh is lecturer in modern history at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. His books include Elizabeth I and English Reformations.
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