English Drama of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (1642-1780)

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Rowman & Littlefield
 

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Contents

CONTRASTS BETWEEN ELIZABETHAN AND RESTORATION DRAMA
1
THE DRAMATIC INTERREGNUM 16421660
14
THE BEGINNINGS OF RESTORATION DRAMA AND OPERA
30
DRYDEN AND THE HEROIC DRAMA
53
ETHEREGE AND WYCHERLEY SHADWELL
71
DRYDEN LEE AND OTWAY
88
ASPECTS OF MINOR RESTORATION DRAMA
104
CONGREVE VANBRUGH AND FARQUHAR
120
VOLTAIRES INFLUENCE AND BOURGEOIS TRAGEDY
195
FIELDING AND THE LICENSING ACT
213
THE GARRICK ERA
227
THE LIGHTER DRAMA OF THE GARRICK ERA
245
THE RISE AND HEIGHT OF SENTIMENTAL DRAMA
264
GOLDSMITH AND THE REACTION IN COMEDY
277
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN
291
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
315

THE MORAL REAWAKENING
141
SOME ASPECTS OF QUEEN ANNE DRAMA
166
PANTOMIME AND BALLAD OPERA
183

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