Black, White and Blue: Pregnancy and Unsettled Binaries in The Masque of Blackness (1605)

This article examines the construction of national and racial identities within Ben Jonson’s and Inigo Jones’s Masque of Blackness against the backdrop of King James’ investment in creating a ‘British’ union at the start of his reign. The article re-examines the blackface performance of the Queen an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Pascale Aebischer, Victoria Sparey
Format: Article
Published: Lodz University Press 2020-12-01
Series:Multicultural Shakespeare
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