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history of Restoration drama, 1660-1700
|Statement||by Allardyce Nicoll.|
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|Pagination||vii, 397p. ;|
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The eighteenth century in English literary history generally opens with the Restoration period as a kind of preface, which is held to prolong itself until The Restoration Period () years by Puritan regime and reopening of the theatres in signalled a renaissance of English drama. Restoration comedy is notorious for its. Hughes examines all of the surviving plays written and professionally premiered in England between and Hughes analyzes many texts in detail and places them within the range of contemporary theatrical output, with its diversity of outlook and constant shifts in fashion and subject.
Restoration, Restoration of the monarchy in England in It marked the return of Charles II as king (–85) following the period of Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth. The bishops were restored to Parliament, which established a strict Anglican orthodoxy. The period, which also included the reign. Restoration . HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The period known as the Restoration refers to the time in Western Europe from Sometimes referred to as the English Restoration, this period received its name when Charles II restored the English monarchy (which included those of Scotland and Ireland) after the country had undergone a Protectorate state under Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell.
The Cambridge companion to English Restoration theatre / This rich and varied portrait of the drama from to provides students with essential information about playwrights, staging and genres, situating them in the social and political culture of the time. Description: The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama brings together the work of key playwrights from to , divided into three main sections: Restoring the Theatre: – Managing Entertainment: – Entertainment in an Age of Revolutions: – Each of the 20 plays featured is accompanied.
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Allardyce Nicoll's History of English Drama, was an immense scholarly achievement and the work of one man. Nicoll's History, which tells the story of English drama from the reopening of the theatres at the time of the Restoration right through to the end of the Victorian period, was viewed by Notes and Queries () as 'a great work of exploration, a detailed guide to the untrodden Format: Printed Access Code.
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Explore our list of English drama->Restoration, Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Allardyce Nicoll's History of English Drama, – was an immense scholarly achievement and the work of one man.
Nicoll's History, which tells the story of English drama from the reopening of the theatres at the time of the Restoration right through to the end of the Victorian period, was viewed by Notes and Queries () as 'a great work of exploration, a detailed guide to the.
Read this book on Questia. A History of Restoration Drama, published inwas intended as the first of a series of volumes designed to trace the fortunes of English dramatic literature from the accession of Charles II to the close of Victoria's reign.
Restoration drama, 4th edv. Early eighteenth century drama. 3d edv. Late eighteenth century drama, 2d edv. Early nineteenth century drama. 2d edv. Late nineteenth century drama, 2d edv. A short-title alphabetical catalogue of plays produced or printed in England. Restoration publishes new work in the field of English letters, arts, culture and society from The journal appears biannually.
Each issue contains scholarly essays; scholarly book reviews; and a unique, comprehensive and annotated bibliography of recent scholarship. The Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland took place in when King Charles II returned from exile in Europe.
The preceding period of the Protectorate and the civil wars, came to be known as the Interregnum (–). The term Restoration is also used to describe the period of several years after, in which a new political settlement was.
This book describes how and why women were permitted to act on the public stage afterand the consequences of their arrival for the drama of the period.
There is a surprising lack of published research into Restoration Before the Restoration of Charles II there were no professional actresses on the English stage, and female roles had /5(1).
The first English actresses: women and drama, by Howe, Elizabeth. Publication date Topics Actresses -- England, English drama -- Restoration, -- History and criticism, Sex role in literature, Theater -- England -- History -- 17th century, Women in the theater -- England Publisher Internet Archive Language English.
England - The English Civil Wars – the Restoration period (until abt. ) EFFECT ON THEATRE Considered one of history’s all-time greatest writers of comedies. This magisterial work forms a close critical study of all the surviving plays first written and professionally premiered in England between and The author's readable volume analyses many texts, often in detail and for the first time, and also places them within the range of contemporary theatrical output, with its diversity of outlook and constant shifts in fashion and subject.
Cambridge: At the University Press, 4 vols. 8vo. Original pink cloth-backed cloth. 4 vols. 8vo. This set consists of the first four volumes (only) of the series covering the time of through Early Nineteenth Century Drama Before the Restoration of Charles II there were no professional actresses on the English stage, and female roles had almost always been played by men.
This book describes how and why women were permitted to act on the public stage afterand the consequences of their arrival for. Nicoll's History, which tells the story of English drama from the reopening of the theatres at the time of the Restoration right through to the end of the Victorian period, was viewed by Notes and Queries () as 'a great work of exploration, a detailed guide to the untrodden acres of our dramatic history, hitherto largely ignored as barren and devoid of interest'.
"Restoration comedy" is English comedy written and performed in the Restoration period from to Comedy of manners is used as a synonym of Restoration comedy. After public stage performances had been banned for 18 years by the Puritan regime, the re-opening of the theatres in signalled a renaissance of English drama.
Sexually explicit language was encouraged by King Charles II.Restoration literature is the English literature written during the historical period commonly referred to as the English Restoration (–), which corresponds to the last years of Stuart reign in England, Scotland, Wales, and general, the term is used to denote roughly homogenous styles of literature that centre on a celebration of or reaction to the restored court of.Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.
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