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The cinematic afterlife of an early modern political diva
Elisabeth Bronfen
Barbara Straumann

queen, and hear her cheering subjects, although the crowd remains invisible. The camera focuses exclusively on her, zooming into a close-up of her face, as the actress holds her pose. Then an overlapping dissolve superimposes an image of the crown onto her face. (The release of the film coincided with the coronation of Elizabeth II, thought by many to usher in a so-called new Elizabethan era.) Like

in The British monarchy on screen
The origins and endurance of club regulation
Duncan Wilson

, kidney transplantation and the discovery of DNA’s helical structure. These successful projects involved no external planning and were all ‘developed through the single-minded efforts of a few dedicated individual scientists and doctors’.89 At a time when professions were highly regarded, this research further increased public confidence in science and medicine.90 Celebratory media coverage portrayed doctors and scientists as pioneering figures who were central to a ‘new Elizabethan era’ of progress and discovery.91 When ‘science and expertise were synonymous’, both in

in The making of British bioethics
Eric Pudney

playwright’, see Hunter, esp. pp. 132–58. However, Andy Kesson, John Lyly and Early Modern Authorship (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014) contends that Lyly’s status as a court writer has been exaggerated (p. 12). 90 Scepticism and belief in English witchcraft drama decade, with peak years during the Elizabethan era (1570–1600). Around 40 per cent of these translations are from a Latin original, making Latin the biggest source language for English translations during this period.103 Not all Latin texts were necessarily ancient, of course, but a large number

in Scepticism and belief in English witchcraft drama, 1538–1681