Red Queen

Red Queen may refer to:

  • Red Queen (Through the Looking-Glass), a character in Lewis Carroll's book
  • The Red Queen (Obernewtyn Chronicles), a 2012 novel by Isobelle Carmody
  • Red Queen's Hypothesis, an evolutionary hypothesis to the advantage of sex at the level of individuals, and the constant evolutionary arms race between competing species.
  • Red Queen (EP), an album by Funker Vogt
  • Red Queen (comics), a number of comics characters
  • The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature (1993), a popular science book by Matt Ridley
  • Red Queen, a super computer, character in the Resident Evil films, see Red Queen and White Queen
  • Queen Redd, the main antagonist of Frank Beddor's The Looking-Glass Wars series, based on the above Lewis Carroll character.
  • Elisabeth of Bavaria (1876-1965), the Queen of Belgium nicknamed "The Red Queen"
  • A red Queen (playing card)
  • The Red Queen a 2010 novel by Philippa Gregory
  • The Red Queen's Race, a short story by Isaac Asimov
  • The Red Queen, a 2004 novel by Margaret Drabble
  • The sword wielded by Nero, the main character of Devil May Cry 4
  • Red Queen is also an alternative name for the Black Queen in chess, where the white pieces are opposed by red pieces instead of black pieces.
  • Red Queen to Gryphon Three, a 1974 concept album by the band Gryphon based on the game of chess

Famous quotes containing the words red and/or queen:

    “With the gracious consent of the audience, you will be made to don the red tophat”Ma token phrase that the courts had evolved, whose true meaning was known to every schoolboy.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    She is
    The queen of curds and cream.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)