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Lesser English comedies of the eighteenth century

A. Nicoll

Lesser English comedies of the eighteenth century

by A. Nicoll

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Lesser English comedies of the eighteenth century. [London, New York, etc.] Oxford University Press, H. Milford [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Allardyce Nicoll. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lesser English comedies of the eighteenth century.

[London, New York] Oxford University Press [] (OCoLC) The explanation of this absolute neglect of eighteenth- century comedy is difficult to find, but an answer to the problem will be discovered, I believe, in the theatre of the Victorian era.

The drama of the nineteenth century was fundamentally unliterary, and the contempt shown for it by the more dignified critics was extended to the earlier era. Character's Theater Genre and Identity on the Eighteenth-Century English Stage Lisa A. Freeman. pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 8 illus.

Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors "A well-researched book, which draws on some interesting and lesser-known plays, such as those by neglected female playwrights."—.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part I. Eighteenth Century Collections Online containsprinted works comprising more than 26 million scanned facsimile pages of English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom between the years and While the majority of works in ECCO are in the English language, researchers will also discover a rich vein of.

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Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental—the creation of an emerging middle class. Simon Dickie disputes these assumptions in Cruelty and Laughter, a wildly enjoyable but shocking plunge into the forgotten comic literature of the h the surface of Enlightenment civility, Dickie uncovers a rich vein of cruel humor that forces us to recognize just how Cited by: Lesser English comedies of the eighteenth century / selected and edited by Allardyce Nicoll Nicoll, Allardyce, [ Book: ].

If the Renaissance was the Golden Age of English comedy, the Restoration was the Silver. These comedies are full of tricksters attempting to gain estates, the emblem and the reality of power in late feudal England. The tricksters appear in a number of guises, such as heroines landing their men, younger brothers seeking estates, or Cavaliers threatened with by: Read this book on Questia.

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3 It is not to be denied that the great mass of late eighteenth century plays make today but dull. Nineteenth-century theatre describes a wide range of movements in the theatrical culture of Europe and the United States in the 19th century.

In the West, they include Romanticism, melodrama, the well-made plays of Scribe and Sardou, the farces of Feydeau, the problem plays of Naturalism and Realism, Wagner's operatic Gesamtkunstwerk, Gilbert and Sullivan's plays and operas, Wilde's drawing.

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Book collecting can be easy and inexpensive: there are millions of new and used. The demarcation of female and male arenas of influence is explored at greater length by Rebecca Davies in Written Maternal Authority and Eighteenth-Century Education: Educating by the Book, which charts the ‘space of acceptable feminine public intellectualism’ produced by women writers during the long eighteenth century (p.

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– was the period in which Shakespeare's canon was determined, in which the poems resumed their place alongside the plays in print, and in which artisans and named editors. 18th century prose The eighteenth century, however, if it was not a great age of poetry, was great in prose, and in other realms of prose than that of theatrical comedy.

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Pamphleteering was elevated into a fine art by Defoe and. The Eighteenth Century, The Year's Work in English Studies, Vol Issue 1,Pages –, to a greater or lesser extent, work to contain these anxieties through a recuperation of the prostitute as a sentimental figure’ (p.

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a very English century, and one that left a massive mark on everything that came after. but this book about the son of an English. English literature, literature written in English since c by the inhabitants of the British Isles; it was during the 15th cent.

that the English language acquired much of its. A Look Beneath the Refined Eighteenth Century. PM. If you had lived in mid-eighteenth century England, you would undoubtedly have heard the .The eighteenth century's Shakespeare, however, was not our Shakespeare.

In recovering the particular ways in which his works were read and used during this crucial period in his reception, this book, with its many illustrations and annotated bibliography, is the clearest way into understanding this key phase in the reception of the playwright.In a genre-by-genre analysis of plays about plays, tragedy, comedies of manners, humours, and intrigue, and sentimental comedy, Freeman offers an interpretive account of eighteenth-century drama and its cultural work and demonstrates that by deploying an alternative model of identity, theater marked a site of resistance to the rise of the Format: Pasta dura.