A masque of culture by Annie Eliot Trumbull

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Published by Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company in Hartford, Conn .

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Statementby Annie Eliot [pseud.]
LC ClassificationsPN6120.M3 T6
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages54
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Open LibraryOL6552929M
LC Control Number12039597

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Politics and Political Culture in the Court Masque considers the interconnections of the masque and political culture. It examines how masques responded to political forces and voices beyond the court, and how masques explored the limits of political speech in the Jacobean and Caroline periods.

As we might expect for a book which contends that masques ‘performed real material functions in the life of the state’ (p. 5), the nature and uses of history are at issue in this monograph.

The Stuart Court Masque and Political Culture develops Butler’s methodology for reading the masque form. This was first articulated in his important. Get this from a library. Politics and political culture in the Court Masque. [James Knowles, (Lecturer in Renaissance literature)] -- Politics and Political Culture in the Court Masque considers the interconnections of the masque and political culture.

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Historical Context in The Masque of the Red Death Masquerade Culture: Masquerade balls originated in Europe during the 14th century, and the practice was quickly adopted by members of the nobility. The elaborate costumes created an environment where the lines between class, gender, and sexuality were more easily blurred.

Note: For additional masque studies, see the "Selective guide to further reading and resources" in Richard Dutton's "The Masque" in Teaching Shakespeare and Early Modern Dramatists, edited by A. Hiscock and L. Hopkins (Palgrave Macmillan, London, ).

PRIMARY SOURCES AND MODERN EDITIONS Butler, Martin. "George Chapman's Masque of the Twelve Months () [With.

Masque definition, a form of aristocratic entertainment in England in the 16th and 17th centuries, originally consisting of pantomime and dancing but later including dialogue and song, presented in elaborate productions given by amateur and professional actors. See more. Author by: J.

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James Knowles is a long-established expert on the early Stuart masque; in his latest book he has chosen a set of representative texts which illustrate the complexities of masque productions at the courts of James I and Charles I. Knowles situates such texts within a broader masquing culture which was geographically and intellectually plural, and which reached beyond a London : Barbara Ravelhofer.

Literature. In The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, Erik appears at the masquerade dressed as the Red Death.; Jack London's novella The Scarlet Plague () was inspired in part by Poe's story.

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A masquerade ball (or bal masqué) is an event in which many participants attend in costume wearing a mask. (Compare the word "masque"—a formal written and sung court pageant.)Less formal "costume parties" may be a descendant of this tradition.A masquerade ball usually encompasses music and dancing.

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Drama and Politics: 2. The quest for consensus the lord mayor's shows in the s John Patrick Montano; 3. Politics and the restoration masque the case of Dido and Aeneas Andrew Walkling; 4.

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Court masques, the slight but spectacular dramas that framed hours of festive dancing at the Stuart court, were major social occasions for their aristocratic audiences, and they have been central Author: Lauren Shohet.

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Front Row Late is on BBC Two at pm Thursday, part of BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine series. • This article was amended on 21 April to correct the spelling of. Reading Masques The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century Lauren Shohet.

Examines both the performance and material texts of masques; Demonstrates the masque's importance beyond the social and historical parameters of other studies; Includes music examples. The Library’s vast trove of comic books exposes a unique and revealing history of American popular culture.

Open a comic book, and you can see America in. Health industry executives themselves are at risk because they've put profit before public health, says Joe Lauria. In his story, “The Masque of the Red Death”, Edgar Allan Poe writes of. Since my latest book The Bone Fire was published, a number of reviewers have commented that there is something of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death” about it.

And they’re right in many ways. Both stories are set in the Middle Ages. Both concern a group of nobles who have taken refuge in a high-walled castle to escape the ravages of plague. The story has become ubiquitous in popular culture and has been the subject of numerous comic book, film, and stage adaptations.

Prince Prospero is the ruler of a country whose population is slowly being killed off by the Red Death, a gruesome disease that causes the sufferer to experience sharp pains and dizziness before bleeding profusely.

Although The Tempest provides the first masque within a play, Instead of a country composed largely of an agrarian culture, England, and especially London, became an important center of trade.

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Masque and Opera in England, – presents a comprehensive study of the development of court masque and through-composed opera in England from the mids to the Revolution of – In seeking to address the problem of generic categorization within a highly fragmentary corpus for which a limited amount of documentation survives, Walkling argues that our.The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque This book takes a new look at the courtly masque in early seventeenth-century England.

For a generation, the masque has been a favourite topic of New Historicism, because it has been Courtly Negotiations: The .

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