The politics of the Stuart court masque / edited by David Bevington and Peter Holbrook.

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
xiv, 335 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Masques -- History and criticism.
Introduction / David Bevington and Peter Holbrook
Courtly negotiations / Martin Butler
Upstaging the queen: the earl of Essex, Francis Bacon and the Accession Day celebrations of 1595 / Paul E.J. Hammer
Jacobean masques and the Jacobean peace / Peter Holbrook
The gingerbread host: tradition and novelty in the Jacobean masque / Tom Bishop
Inventing the Stuart masque / Leeds Barroll
Marginal Jonson / Stephen Orgel
Jonson, the antimasque and the 'rules of flattery' / Hugh Craig
'Rival traditions': civic and courtly ceremonies in Jacobean London / Nancy E. Wright
The Tempest and the Jacobean court masque / David Bevington
'Virgin wax' and 'hairy men-monsters': unstable movement codes in the Stuart masque / Barbara Ravelhofer
The politics of music in the masque / David Lindley
Milton's Comus and the politics of masquing / Barbara K. Lewalski
Valediction / Leah S. Marcus.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Bevington, David M.
Holbrook, Peter, 1959-
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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