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The end of the line: literature and party politics at the accession of Queen Anne

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This thesis provides the first full-length account of the political and cultural significance of the accession of Queen Anne. It offers a critical reassessment of the politics of the royal image across a spectrum of texts, events, and artefacts—from panegyrics, newspapers, sermons, royal progresses, and processions to medals, coins, and playing cards. Recent scholarship has emphasized the importance of party politics to the literature and culture of the early eighteenth century. This ...

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English Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-08-23

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