A Companion to Restoration Drama

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Susan J. Owen
Wiley, Jan 21, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 476 pages
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This Companion illustrates the vitality and diversity of dramatic work 1660 to 1710. Twenty-five essays by leading scholars in the field bring together the best recent insights into the full range of dramatic practice and innovation at the time.

  • Introduces readers to the recent boom in scholarship that has revitalised Restoration drama
  • Explores historical and cultural contexts, genres of Restoration drama, and key dramatists, among them Dryden and Behn

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About the author (2002)

Susan J. Owen teaches in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield. She is the author of Restoration Theatre and Crisis (1996) and Perspectives on Restoration Drama (forthcoming), as well as numerous articles and essays on Restoration drama, a piece on Andrew Marvell and a theoretical article, ‘Chaos Theory, Marxism and Literature; (new formations, 1996). She has also edited A Babel of Bottles: Drink, Drinkers and Drinking Places in Literature (2000).

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