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Document The Hermaphrodite King: Polysemy and the failure of unity in William Davenant and Inigo Jones’ Salmacida Spolia by Debbie Hicks

This article interrogates the presentation of monarchy in Salmacida Spolia, a court masque staged during the escalating political turmoil that...

court masque, Charles I, Early modern, Inigo Jones, William Davenant view
Document The Making of English Slave Iconography: Emerging xenophobia toward black Africans in the coat of arms of Sir John Hawkins (1568) and Ben Jonson’s The Masque of Blackness (1605) by Daniel Jan Evans

This article will investigate the developing representations of black Africans during the Tudor and early Stuart periods. The presence of Africans...

Early modern, Tudor, court masque, Ben Jonson, xenophobia, slavery, emblems view
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