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Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Tatiana C. String and Marcus Bull


An in-depth and wide-ranging academic investigation of the reception of the Tudor period in the modern world, this book includes studies by many of the leading scholars in their fields, and considers the modern appropriation of the Tudors in art, music, architecture, design, religion, public history, social history, film and television, and internet networking sites. A noteworthy scholarly trend in recent decades has been a growing interest in the ways in which societies utilise the past as a cultural resource, as a repertoire of quotable designs and styles, as a vantage point from which to fr ... More

Keywords: Tudorism, Tudor age, Tudors, Britishness, British monarchy, art, music, architecture, religion, social history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780197264942
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tatiana C. String, editor
Departments of Art and History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Marcus Bull, editor
Andrew Mellon Distinguished Professor of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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