Eleanor Of Aquitaine: A Biography by Marion MeadeEleanor Of Aquitaine: A Biography by Marion Meade

Eleanor Of Aquitaine: A Biography

byMarion Meade

Paperback | November 1, 1991

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"Marion Meade has told the story of Eleanor, wild, devious, from a thoroughly historical but different point of view: a woman's point of view."—Allene Talmey, Vogue.
Marion Meade is the author of Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? and Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin: Writers Running Wild in the Twenties. She has also written biographies of Woody Allen, Buster Keaton, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Victoria Woodhull, and Madame Blavatsky, as well as two novels about medieval France.
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Title:Eleanor Of Aquitaine: A BiographyFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 1, 1991Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140153381

ISBN - 13:9780140153385

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Informative and Entertaining Eleanor of Aquitaine, by Marion Meade, is a well-written, highly informative and entertaining read about one of Europe’s most remarkable and influential women. Meade places Eleanor on the large as well as intimate and personal stages, allowing readers to understand what made Eleanor into the cultured, sometimes tempestuous, always intelligent woman who loved and lost two kings and empires. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2011-04-15

Table of Contents

The Family of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue
A Child in the Land of Love
The Devil and the Monk
Behind the Red Cross
To Jerusalem
The Unwanted Crown
Stalking the Planta Genesta
Queen of the English
Betrayals
The Court of Love
The Wheel of Fortune Turns
Autumn and After
The Last Battle
Notes and Sources
Bibliography
Index