• Author : Christina the Girl King
  • Publisher : Talon Books
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN : 0889228981
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Governor General's Literary Award, Translation: Michel Marc Bouchard, Christina, The Girl King, translated by Linda Gaboriau (Finalist) Enigmatic, flamboyant, and unpredictable, with a passion for philosophy and the arts, Sweden's Queen Christina seeks to make her country the most sophisticated in Europe. But her personal aspirations - and her unconventional sexuality - put her profoundly at odds with her culture's expectations of her, both as a monarch and as a woman. She was Sweden's Elizabeth Rex.


  • Author : Kristina the Girl King
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN : 0439249767
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

A novel in diary form about Kristina, the young queen of Sweden.


  • Author : Premodern Rulers and Postmodern Viewers
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN : 9783319687711
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Pop culture portrayals of medieval and early modern monarchs are rife with tension between authenticity and modern mores, producing anachronisms such as a feminist Queen Isabel (in RTVE’s Isabel) and a lesbian Queen Christina (in The Girl King). This book examines these anachronisms as a dialogue between premodern and postmodern ideas about gender and sexuality, raising questions of intertemporality, the interpretation of history, and the dangers of presentism. Covering a range of famous and lesser-known European monarchs on screen, from Elizabeth I to Muhammad XII of Granada, this book addresses how the lives of powerful women and men have been mythologized in order to appeal to today’s audiences. The contributors interrogate exactly what is at stake in these portrayals; namely, our understanding of premodern rulers, the gender and sexual ideologies they navigated, and those that we navigate today.


  • Author : Unexpected Heirs in Early Modern Europe
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9783319552941
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

There were many surprising accessions in the early modern period, including Mary I of England, Henry III of France, Anne Stuart, and others, but this is the first book dedicated solely to evaluating their lives and the repercussions of their reigns. By comparing a variety of such unexpected heirs, this engaging history offers a richer portrait of early modern monarchy. It shows that the need for heirs and the acquisition and preparation of heirs had a critical impact on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century culture and politics, from the appropriation of culture to the influence of language, to trade and political alliances. It also shows that securing a dynasty relied on more than just political agreements and giving birth to legitimate sons, examining how relationships between women could and did forge alliances and dynastic continuities.


  • Author : The Complete Prophecies of Nostradamus
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Pages : 931
  • ISBN : 1906787395
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Provides the complete prophecies of Nostradamus, accompanied by new interpretaions of the seer's predictions with analysis that includes the dates on which the predictions would occur.


  • Author : Historic Girls
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-09-25
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 9783734083853
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Reproduction of the original: Historic Girls by E.S. Brooks


  • Author : The Dark Blue
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1873
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : CHI:79244552
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

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  • Author : Gelatin Silver Print
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008-09-22
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781465331366
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Gelatin Silver Print is a metaphor for the memories we save in our heads as scenes, intertwined with the emotions that we live and breathe. Told in a unique style of prose and poetry , it is the story of a writer named Scott Theseus who experiences first hand John Lennons famous quote, Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. Scott faces loss and despair, and learns through hard lessons that life is about the joy of following your dreams, even if it is at the expense of happiness.


  • Author : When We Met
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-11-04
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780698175761
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

Book Summary:

Today’s premier New Adult authors combine their talents to tell four original stories from inside one house. When four girls decide to live off campus together as juniors at a college in Michigan, they expect it to be their best year yet. Little do they know, it’s a year that will change the rest of their lives. BEHIND HER EYES by A.L. Jackson Unable to live down her ex-boyfriend’s deception, Misha is determined to avoid betrayal. When, the new guy next door, Darryn starts to get under her skin, her defenses start to crumble. But trusting Darryn seems impossible, especially if he’s not sure he can trust himself. SAVING ME by Molly McAdams On the outside, Indy is always ready for a party—but inside she’s breaking. Kier makes a weekly routine of saving the girl next door from herself on Saturday nights… but when will she be ready to remember him on Sunday morning? FOULING OUT by Tiffany King Working at a sports bar, Courtney has become a pro at sidestepping propositions from arrogant jocks—which makes her a more elusive catch for campus basketball star Dalton than he expected. But when he falls for the saucy waitress, Dalton will have to rethink his game plan to prove he’s not the jerk Courtney expects. BENEATH YOUR LAYERS by Christina Lee In order to ace her fashion internship, Chloe must team up with local college dropout and set builder, Blake—much to her chagrin. But after some "hands-on" experience, Chloe will have to ask herself if Blake factors into her carefully laid plans…


  • Author : The Western Literary Messenger
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1851
  • Pages :
  • ISBN : IND:30000080750718
  • Language : English, Spanish, and French

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