The Machiavellian In-Betweeness of Cervantes's Elizabeth I

April 2013
Cervantes;Spring2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p45
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article examines Miguel de Cervantes' novella "La española inglesa." The various ways in which Cervantes' representation of Queen Elizabeth I as a reflection of ongoing early modern social and political debates about Machiavelli's "Prince" are highlighted. The role played by this novella in proposing diplomacy between England and Spain is also noted.


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