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A companion to Restoration drama /

edited by Susan J. Owen.

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Names: Owen, Susan J.
Published: Oxford, U.K. ; Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 12.
Topics: English drama - Restoration, 1660-1700 - History and criticism - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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245 02|aA companion to Restoration drama /|cedited by Susan J. Owen.
260 |aOxford, U.K. ;|aMalden, Mass. :|bBlackwell Publishers,|c2001.
300 |axvi, 456 p. ;|c26 cm.
490 1 |aBlackwell companions to literature and culture ;|v12
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aPart I. The Drama in Context: The post-1660 theatres as performance spaces / Edward A. Langhans -- Restoration dramatic theory and criticism / Paul D. Cannan -- Theatrical regulation during the Restoration period / Matthew J. Kinservik -- Libertinism and sexuality / Maximillian E. Novak -- The Restoration actress / Deborah Payne Fisk -- Masculinity in Restoration drama / Laura J. Rosenthal -- Images of monarchy on the Restoration stage / Jessica Munns -- Restoration drama and politics : an overview / Susan J. Owen -- Restoration drama and social class / Aparna Dharwadker -- Race, performance, and the silenced Prince of Angola / Mita Choudhury -- Restoration drama after the Restoration : the critics, the repertory, and the canon / Brian Corman.
505 0 |aPart II. Kinds of Drama: Heroic drama and tragicomedy / Derek Hughes -- Restoration comedy / J. Douglas Canfield -- Tragedy and varieties of serious drama / Jean I. Marsden -- London theatre music, 1660-1719 / Todd S. Gilman -- Shakespeare and other adaptations / Sandra Clark -- Rakes, wives, and merchants : shifts from the satirical to the sentimental / Kirk Combe.
505 0 |aPart III. Dramatists: William Davenant and John Dryden / Richard Kroll -- 'Still on the criminal's side, against the innocent' : Etherege, Wycherley and the ironies of wit / Robert Markley -- 'Who vices dare explode' : Thomas Shadwell, Thomas Durfey and didactic drama of the Restoration / Christopher Wheatley -- Otway, Lee and the Restoration history play / Paulina Kewes -- Elkanah Settle, John Crowne and Nahum Tate / Don-John Dugas -- Two female playwrights of the Restoration : Aphra Behn and Susanna Centlivre / Cynthia Lowenthal -- William Congreve and Thomas Southerne / Miriam Handley -- Sir John Vanbrugh and George Farquhar in the post-Restoration age / John Bull.
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