A study of the seventeenth century masque


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Banks, Reginald (1913). A study of the seventeenth century masque. University of Birmingham. M.A.


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Part I. Introduction - The Masque as a literary species - its composition and decline

Part II. The Masque previous to the, Seventeenth Century - its origin - its development under the Tudors

Part III. The Masque in ·the Seventh Century.
The Entertainment - The Masque Proper.
Ben Jonson – his Entertainments and Masques.
Introduction of the Antimasque – its development. His use of satire. His moral and didactic aim. His lyrics. His learning
Critical appreciation as a Masque writer.
Other writers of Masques - Daniel – Campion-Chapman - Beaumont – Browne
The Writers of the decadence - Shirley – Carew – Milton – Davenant.
The decay or the Masque as a separate species

Type of Work: Thesis (Masters by Research > M.A.)
Award Type: Masters by Research > M.A.
College/Faculty: Faculties (to 1997) > Faculty of Engineering
School or Department: School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies, Department of English Literature
Funders: None/not applicable
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
URI: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/id/eprint/8038


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