Politics, Transgression, and Representation at the Court of Charles II

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Yale Center for British Art, 2007 - Art - 268 pages
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The return of Charles II to the English throne after eleven years of Interregnum heralded the beginning of a new era in which the court was characterized by the licentious behavior of the new king. Edited by the authors of the critically acclaimed Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II (2002), this book brings together ten distinguished scholars of history, literature, music, theatre, and art to explore the political and cultural implications of the court’s transgressive new character. With particular reference to the perception and representation of women, it offers a varied examination of topics including popular prints and broadsheets; court masque; poetry and painted portraits; and the operation of women in the political sphere.
 

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Contents

There Is None That Loves Him but Drunk Whores and
35
Women in
61
The Windsor Beauties and the Beauties Series in
81
Andrew Marvell and the Tropes of
123
Picturing
141
The Female Politician in the Late Stuart Age
177
Pepys Performance and Painted Ladies
233
Notes on Contributors
253
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Catharine MacLeod is Seventeenth-Century Curator at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Julia Marciari Alexander is Associate Director for Exhibitions and Publications at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven.

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