The politics of courtly dancing in early modern England / Skiles Howard

Author(s): Howard, Skiles
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Dance--England--History--16th century
Dance--England--History--17th century
Dance--Social aspects--England--History--16th century
Dance--Social aspects--England--History--17th century
Dance in literature--History--16th century
Dance in literature--History--17th century
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1998
Series: Massachusetts studies in early modern culture
LC Classification: G, GV
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Introduction 1
1. Ascending the Rich Mount: Performing Rank and Gender in Henrician Masque 26
2. Imitating the Stars Celestial: Rival Discourses of Dancing in Early Modern England 46
3. Hands, Feet, and Bottoms: Decentering the Cosmic Dance in Shakespeare's Comedies 69
4. The Nervy Limbs of Elizabeth Cary: Resisting Containment 93
5. Rehearsing for Empire: Dancing in the Early Jonsonian Masque 110
6. Mischiefs Masking in Expected Pleasures: Anti-Courtly Dancing in Two Plays by Thomas Middleton 133
Notes 159
Bibliography 199
Index 217
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97032623 (OCoLC)37910489
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97032623
ISBN: 0585083673 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1558491449
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-216) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xii, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 43475537
ISBN/ISSN: 0585083673

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