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Theatre and Culture in Early Modern England, 1650-1737 : From Leviathan to Licensing Act

By: Gill, Catie, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (191 p.).ISBN: 9780754699446.Subject(s): English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Literature and society -- England -- History -- 18th century | Social change in literature | Social history in literature | Theater and society -- England -- History -- 17th century | Theater and society -- England -- History -- 18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Theatre and Culture in Early Modern England, 1650-1737 : From Leviathan to Licensing ActDDC classification: 792'.0942'09032 | 822/.4093552 LOC classification: PR698 .S46 T47 2010PR698.S46T47 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction; 1 What Do the Servants Know?; 2 Flinging the Book Away; 3 Coffee-houses and Restoration Drama; 4 Sex and Tyranny Revisited; 5 Sex, Tyranny, and the Problem of Allegiance; 6 The Adaptation of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Drama; 7 The Female Wits; 8 'Jilting Jades'? Perceptions of Female Playgoers; 9 Revolution and the Moral Reform of the Stage; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Framed by the publication of Leviathan and the 1713 Licensing Act, this collection provides analysis of both canonical and non-canonical texts within the scope of an eighty-year period of theatre history, allowing for definition and assessment that uncouples Restoration drama from eighteenth-century drama. Paying special attention to literary innovation and sociopolitical changes, this book is a valuable tool for scholars of Restoration and eighteenth-century performance, providing groundwork for future research and investigation.
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Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction; 1 What Do the Servants Know?; 2 Flinging the Book Away; 3 Coffee-houses and Restoration Drama; 4 Sex and Tyranny Revisited; 5 Sex, Tyranny, and the Problem of Allegiance; 6 The Adaptation of Seventeenth-Century Spanish Drama; 7 The Female Wits; 8 'Jilting Jades'? Perceptions of Female Playgoers; 9 Revolution and the Moral Reform of the Stage; Works Cited; Index

Framed by the publication of Leviathan and the 1713 Licensing Act, this collection provides analysis of both canonical and non-canonical texts within the scope of an eighty-year period of theatre history, allowing for definition and assessment that uncouples Restoration drama from eighteenth-century drama. Paying special attention to literary innovation and sociopolitical changes, this book is a valuable tool for scholars of Restoration and eighteenth-century performance, providing groundwork for future research and investigation.

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