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Congreve, the Drama, and the Printed Word

Julie Stone Peters - Drama - 1990 - 286 pages
In the late seventeenth century, theater and print began the history of their tense relations and imperfect alliance. Plays, of course, had been printed in England for more ...
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The Relapse and Other Plays

John Vanbrugh - Drama - 2004 - 432 pages
The Relapse * The Provoked Wife * The Confederacy * A Journey to London * The Country House These five comedies on the theme of marital disharmony by the foremost Restoration ...
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The Rakish Stage: Studies in English Drama, 1660-1800

Robert D. Hume - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 382 pages
This important new collection is keyed to a fresh analysis of the ways in which meaning can be examined and the caution with which critics should proceed. Writing with his ...
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Strategic Standards: Authorial Self-presentation in Restoration Literature

Tim Decker - English literature - 2007 - 298 pages
This study contends that authors of the English Restoration created carefully constructed personae for themselves. They communicated these personae primarily through ...
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Moral Reform in Comedy and Culture, 1696-1747

Aparna Gollapudi - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 185 pages
The comic reform plot was not merely a generic turn towards morality or sentimentality, Gollapudi argues, but an important social mechanism for controlling and challenging ...
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English Comedy

Michael Cordner, Peter Holland, John Kerrigan - Drama - 2007 - 340 pages
Why does comedy matter? Is it celebratory or subversive? What makes it flourish, and which creative forces resist it? English Comedy addresses these and related questions by ...
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