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Players, Playwrights, Playhouses

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This book, now available in paperback, brings together theatre historians to identify and exemplify a variety of productive new approaches to the investigation of plays, players, playwrights, playhouses and other aspects of theatre in the long eighteenth century.

Auteur

PAULA R. BACKSCHEIDER is Stevens Eminent Scholar at Auburn University, USA HELEN BURKE is Professor of English at Florida State University, USA MITA CHOUDHURY is Assistant Professor of English at Purdue University Calumet, USA MICHAEL DOBSON is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK LISA A. FREEMAN is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA SUSAN CANNON HARRIS is Associate Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, USA ROBERT D. HUME is Evan Pugh Professor of English Literature at Penn State University, USA MATTHEW J. KINSERVIK is Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware, USA JUDITH MILHOUS is Distinguished Professor of Theatre at the Graduate Centre of the City University of New York, USA SHEARER WEST is Professor of Art History and Head of the School of Historical Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK



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This innovative collection brings together a group of leading theatre historians to identify and exemplify a variety of productive new approaches to the investigation of plays, players, playwrights, playhouses and other aspects of theatre in the long eighteenth century.



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This book brings together theatre historians to identify and exemplify a variety of productive new approaches to the investigation of plays, players, playwrights, playhouses and other aspects of theatre in the long eighteenth century. Their inquiries range from stage censorship and anti-theatricalism to the political resonances of adultery comedy.

Contenu

List of Illustrations and Tables Notes on Contributors Series Introduction: Redefining British Theatre History; P.Holland Introduction: Expanding Horizons; M.Cordner PART I: DRAMA, THEATRE AND HISTORY Theatre History, 1660-1800: Aims, Materials, Methodology; R.D.Hume Sleeping with the Enemy: Aphra Behn's The Roundheads and the Political Comedy of Adultery; M.Cordner Shadowing Theatrical Change; P.R.Backscheider Reading Theatre History from Account Books; J.Milhous PART II: CONTROLLING THE THEATRE Jeremy Collier and the Politics of Theatrical Representation; L.A.Freeman Reconsidering Theatrical Regulation in the Long Eighteenth Century; M.J.Kinservik PART III: THEATRE BEYOND LONDON Theatre for Nothing; M.Dobson Mixed Marriage: Irish Playwrights and the Hybrid Audience; S.Cannon Harris Country Matters: Irish Waggery and the British Theatrical Tradition; H.Burke PART IV: REPRESENTATIONS Universality, Early Modernity, and the Quagmire of Representing Race; M.Choudhury Hearing the Dead: The Sound of David Garrick; P.Holland The Visuality of the Theatre; S.West Index

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Titre: Players, Playwrights, Playhouses
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Code EAN: 9780230250574
ISBN: 978-0-230-25057-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 300
Poids: 516g
Taille: H16mm x B234mm x T158mm
Année: 2010
Auflage: 2007

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