- 'Morele en immorele' maskerades in de toneelstukken van Nil Volentibus Arduum
- De achttiende eeuw
- Volume | Issue number
- 41 | 1
- Pages (from-to)
- Document type
- Faculty of Humanities (FGw)
- Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR)
This article aims to demonstrate the didactic use of masquerardes in the theatre plays of the early modern Dutch art society Nil Volentibus Arduum (Nil). It will show and explain significant differences between the use of masquerardes in comedies and tragedies. Furthermore the article will discuss the influcence of poetical and philosophical ideas on the composition of the character in the plays of Nil as well as the diverse forms of masquerade that accompany the different kinds of character types.
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