Most widely held works about Rosalind Miles
Most widely held works by Rosalind Miles
The women's history of the world by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
31 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 2,062 libraries worldwide
Examines women's contribution to the evolution of the human race, and the female achievement on every level-cultural, commercial domestic, emotional, and social.
I, Elizabeth : a novel by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
The autobiography of Queen Elizabeth I of England in which affairs of state--from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to her struggles with Queen Mary--are described through her amorous relations with men. Lots of detail on everyday life of the period. By the author of Return to Eden.
Guenevere : queen of the summer country : a novel by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
A novel on Guenevere, wife of King Arthur, portraying her as the power behind the throne. The book chronicles their fiery relationship, their efforts at keeping Britain united and their respective extra-marital affairs, he with his half-sister, Morgan, she with Lancelot. By the author of I, Elizabeth.
Knight of the sacred lake by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 992 libraries worldwide
As High King and Queen, Arthur and Guenevere reign supreme across the many kingdoms of Great Britain.
Isolde, queen of the Western Isle : the first of the Tristan and Isolde novels by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
Isolde, a gifted healer and princess destined to inherit the Irish throne from her mother, falls in love with Tristan, nephew of the King of Cornwall, who is embroiled in a war with the Irish queen.
The fiction of sex : themes and functions of sex difference in the modern novel by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
The maid of the white hands : the second of the Tristan and Isolde novels by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Isolde, queen of Ireland, and her unhappy marriage to Cornwall's King Mark, uncle of her beloved Tristan.
The lady of the sea : the third of the Tristan and Isolde novels by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Isolde, heir to the throne of the queens, leaves her marriage to King Mark of Cornwall to return to her beloved Western Isle, where she faces a growing threat from a neighboring kingdom's ruthless king.
The child of the Holy Grail : the third of the Guenevere novels by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
"Brokenhearted at her parting from Lancelot and anguished over the loss of the sacred Hallows of the Goddess, Queen Guenevere recounciles with Arthur, although the fragile bond between them is threatened by a new presence at Camelot. Prince Mordred, Arthur's son by Morgan Le Fay, has come to stay and to be proclaimed heir to Guenevere and Arthur's kingdoms.:--Jacket.
Hell hath no fury : true profiles of women at war from antiquity to Iraq by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
"When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or forgotten, women have played an integral role in wars throughout history." "In biographical essays, Miles and Cross introduce us to war leaders (Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Margaret Thatcher); combatants (Molly Pitcher, Lily Litvak, Tammy Duckworth); spies (Belle Boyd, Virginia Hall, Noor Inayat Khan); reporters and propaganidists (Martha Gellhorn, Tokyo Rose, Anna Politkovskaya); and more. These are women who have taken action and who challenge our perceived notions of womanhood. Some will be familiar to readers, but most will not, though their deeds during wartime were every bit as important as their male contemporaries' more heralded contributions."--BOOK JACKET.
The female form : women writers and the conquest of the novel by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The problem of Measure for measure : a historical investigation by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson : his life and work by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson, his craft and art by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Though he is one of the undisputed giants of English literature, Ben Jonson is known to most people only as the author of one or two masterly plays which regularly appear in the drama repertory. He is much less well-known for his whole oeuvre, which encompasses poetry, criticism, masque-making, and a lfetime of linguistic and lexicographical study. In this new book, Rosalind Miles, author of the widely acclaimed Ben Jonson: His Life and Work, presents a comprehensive critical study of the whole of Jonson's output from his earliest beginnings through to the final achievement. Looking at every word he ever wrote, in drama, masque, poetry, philosophy and literary criticism, she reveals a far more interesting and more varied picture of Jonson than we are accustomed to--not the accomplished artist so much as the struggling craftsman. In telling the story of Jonson's creative career, Rosalind Miles does justice to the whole of his magnificent and varied oeuvre, whose range is so little known to the general reader and which can still surprise literary specialists. This detailed portrait of the growth and development of a creative artist unique in his own time and rare in any other shows that the more we know, the more there is in Jonson to admire. As we see him at work, share his struggle with form and content, with reader and audience, and experience the erratic pattern of his failure and success, he emerges as a much more truthful and vital figure than the Jonson of literary and critical tradition. Written with life and vigour, and informed with the author's life-long passion for the work of Jonson, the book is a superb introduction to Jonson for students and general readers alike. The only scholarly critical study which covers everything Jonson ever wrote, it will also prove an invaluable work of reference for scholars and libraries.
Elizabeth I the virgin queen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
She restored faith in the monarchy and led her nation to its greatest period of prosperity and accomplishment. Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most storied rulers in human history. The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she assumed the thorne only after the death of her sister Mary. But once in power, she used her education, innate shrewdness and diplomatic skill to lead her nation to glory. Discover how she stabilized the economy, won the love and support of her people, and played an endless string of royal suitors to her political advantage.
Women and power by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Love, sex, death, and the making of the male by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The child of the Holy Grail by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Chronicles the quest for the Holy Grail and the fall of Camelot from Guenevere's point of view, including the fateful knighting of Prince Mordred, the product of King Arthur's dalliance with his sister, Morgan Le Fay, and the sudden appearance of young Sir Galahad."
The rites of man : love, sex and death in the making of the male by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
The children we deserve : love and hate in the making of the family by Rosalind Miles ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Adaptations Adultery American fiction Arthur,--King Arthurian romances Authors, English--Early modern Authorship--Sex differences Biography Brothers and sisters Chastity Comedy Criticism, interpretation, etc. Economic history Elizabeth--I,--Queen of England,--1533-1603 England--Cornwall (County) English fiction English fiction--Women authors English-speaking countries Epic literature Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fiction Grail Great Britain Guenevere, Queen (Legendary character) Historical fiction History International relations Ireland Iseult (Legendary character) Jonson, Ben,--1573?-1637 Knights and knighthood Lancelot (Legendary character) Literature Manners and customs Mark, King of Cornwall (Legendary character) Masculinity Measure for measure (Shakespeare, William) Military history Political science Psychological fiction Queens Sex differences (Psychology) Sex role Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Tristan (Legendary character) Women Women and literature Women and war Women in war
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