The development of English drama in the late seventeenth century

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Clarendon Press, Mar 4, 1976 - Drama - 525 pages

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Contents

WHAT IS RESTORATION DRAMA?
3
The Concept of Development
10
THEORIES OF COMEDY
32
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Robert D. Hume is Evan Pugh Professor of English Literature at Penn State University. He is author, co-author, or editor of fourteen books and more than 125 articles, mostly in the realms of drama, theatre, and historical research. His books for OUP include The Development of English Drama in the
Late Seventeenth Century (1976), Henry Fielding and the London Theatre (1988), and Reconstructing Contexts: The Aims and Principles of Archaeo-Historicism (1999). Harold Love is Professor Emeritus at Monash University. His numerous books and articles range in subject from
attribution and textual theory to the history of opera in Australia. His books for OUP include The Plays of Thomas Southerne (edited with Robert Jordan, 1988), Scribal Publication in Seventeenth-Century England (1993), The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1999), and
Clandestine Satire in England, 1660-1702 (2004).

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