Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2007

224 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719057540

Bookseller Code (01)

Masques of Difference

Four court masques by Ben Jonson

Kristen McDermott

Published by Manchester University Press

Revels Student Editions MUP

  • The only text to offer a thorough discussion of the cultural background to the Jacobean court masque
  • The first anthology to inlcude 'The Masque of the Gypsies Metamorphosed' and 'The Irish Masque at Court' as well as the popular 'The Masque of Blackness' and 'The Masque of Queens'
  • Offers insight into the intricacies of the family life and friendships of the royal family during a period of significant transition for the monarchy
  • Written with students in mind, this anthology is accessible and very user-friendly

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