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History, Fiction, and the Tudors : Sex, Politics, Power, and Artistic License in the Showtime Television
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This is the first book-length study of the award-winning historicaldrama The Tudors. In this volume twenty distinguished scholars separatedocumented history, plausible invention, and outright fantasy in a livelyseries of scholarly, but accessible and engaging essays. The contributorsexplore topics including Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, hisother wives and family, gender and sex, kingship, the court, religion, andentertainments.