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Paperback Masques of Difference: Four Court Masques Book

ISBN: 071905754X

ISBN13: 9780719057540

Masques of Difference: Four Court Masques

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Masques of difference presents an annotated edition of four seventeenth-century entertainments written by Ben Jonson for the court of James I. These masques reflect both the confidence and the anxieties of the English aristocracy at a time when notions of monarchy, empire, and national identity were being radically redefined. All four masques reflect the royal court's self-representation as moral, orderly, and just, in contrast to stylised images...

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