TITLE

Perplexive Perspectives: The Court and Contestation in the Jacobean Masque

AUTHOR(S)
West, Russell
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Spring2003, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of the perspective mode of visual representation as an element of the Jacobean court masque, conceived by Inigo Jones during the reign of James I (1603-1625) in England. Explanation of structural contradictions of perspective as a politicized representation; Examination of various instances of skepticism of contemporaries with regard to perspective as a visual configuration of space; Discussion on the instability of political representations of the masque.
ACCESSION #
10175073

 

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