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Author Owen, Susan J

Title Restoration theatre and crisis / Susan J. Owen
Published Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996


Description 1 online resource (xii, 343 pages)
Contents 1. Reading the Politics of Restoration Drama -- 2. The Politics of the Crisis -- 3. Dramatic and Political Shifts: The Example of John Crowne -- 4. The Dramatic Language of Politics -- 5. The Dramatic Language of Sexual Politics -- 6. Themes and Tropes Reversed -- 7. Tory Plays: The Contradictions of Royalism in Crisis -- 8. Whig Plays: Vitality in Opposition -- 9. City Drama: Thomas Jordan's Lord Mayor's Shows
Summary This work studies the drama of the Restoration, in particular that of the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis. It considers all the known plays of this period, including works by Dryden and Behn, in their historical context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-330) and index
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Subject Dryden, John, 1631-1700 -- Dramatic works
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 -- Dramatic works
Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689
Dryden, John, 1631-1700
English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism
Literature and history -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Theater and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Criticism and interpretation
English drama -- Restoration
Literature and history
Theater and society
Restauratie (geschiedenis)
English Literature.
Languages & Literatures.
Théâtre anglais -- 1660-1700 (Restauration) -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature et histoire -- Grande-Bretagne -- 1603-1714 (Stuarts)
Théâtre anglais -- 1660-1700 (Restauration) -- Thèmes, motifs.
Théâtre -- Aspect social -- 17e siècle.
Great Britain -- History -- Restoration, 1660-1688.
Great Britain
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 96028238
ISBN 9780191674129