Jacobean Drama The Jacobean Masque - Essay

The Jacobean Masque

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Graham Parry

SOURCE: "The Politics of the Jacobean Masque," in Theatre and Government Under the Early Stuarts, edited by J.R. Mulryne and Margaret Shewring, Cambridge University Press, 1993, pp. 87-117.

[In the following essay, Parry describes the political purpose and theatrical techniques of Jacobean masques, focusing on the works of Samuel Daniel and Ben Jonson.]

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