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Moors, Social Anxiety and Horror in Thomas Rawlins's The Rebellion

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Title: Moors, Social Anxiety and Horror in Thomas Rawlins's The Rebellion
Authors: Fåhraeus, Anna
Issue Date: Dec-2005
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Publisher: Uni-pub, Norway (hard copy)
Keywords: Anna Fåhraeus, Anna Fahraeus, Thomas Rawlins, The Rebellion, early modern drama, Moors, blackness, class
Abstract: In her article, Anna Fåhraeus contextualizes race within multiple images of social horror in Thomas Rawlins’s little-discussed tragedy The Rebellion (1640). While racial representation of the Moors in the play adheres to stereotype, Fåhraeus contends that the multiple racial doubling works to interrogate the certainty of nature versus culture in relation to race, even as the image of the tailors that runs through the play does the same in relation to class. Both issues—race and class—become sexu... more
ISSN: 1502-7694
Appears in Collections:NJES Volume 4, No. 2 (December 2005)



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