The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque

The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque

by David Bevington
     
 

A 1998 collection which takes an alternative look at the courtly masque in early seventeenth-century England.See more details below

Overview

A 1998 collection which takes an alternative look at the courtly masque in early seventeenth-century England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521594363
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/19/1998
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; 1. Introduction David Bevington and Peter Holbrook; 2. Courtly negotiations Martin Butler; 3. Upstaging the Queen: the Earl of Essex, Francis Bacon and the Accession Day celebrations of 1595 Paul E. J. Hammer; 4. Jacobean pacifism and Jacobean masques Peter Holbrook; 5. The gingerbread host: tradition and novelty in the Jacobean masque Tom Bishop; 6. Inventing the Stuart masque Leeds Barroll; 7. Marginal Jonson Stephen Orgel; 8. Jonson, the antimasque and the 'rules of flattery' Hugh Craig; 9. 'Rival traditions': civic and courtly ceremonies in Jacobean London Nancy E. Wright; 10. The Tempest and the Jacobean court masque David Bevington; 11.'Virgin wax' and 'hairy men-monsters': unstable movement codes in the Stuart masque Barbara Ravelhofer; 12. The politics of music in the masque David Lindley; 13. Milton's Comus and the politics of masquing Barbara K. Lewalski; 14. Valediction Leah S. Marcus; Index.

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