Illegitimate Theatre In London 1770 1840

Pub Date : 2007-07-30 | Author : Jane Moody | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 052103986X
ISBN 13 : 9780521039864

Towards the end of the eighteenth century, a major transformation took place in British dramatic culture. At the heart of that transformation was the controversial emergence of an ..

Harlequin Empire

Pub Date : 2015-09-30 | Author : David Worrall | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317315490
ISBN 13 : 1317315499

Under the 1737 Licensing Act, Covent Garden, Dury Lane and regional Theatres Royal held a monopoly on the dramatic canon. This work explores the presentation of foreign cultures an..

The Politics Of Romantic Theatricality 1787 1832

Pub Date : 2007-04-12 | Author : D. Worrall | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230801417
ISBN 13 : 0230801412

This book sets out the political and cultural conditions regulating dramatic writing during an era of censorship and monopolistic royal theatres. Using a range of plays and manuscr..

Thomas Burke S Dark Chinoiserie

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Anne Veronica Witchard | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 0754658643
ISBN 13 : 9780754658641

Focusing on Thomas Burke's bestselling collection of short stories, Limehouse Nights (1916), Anne Witchard's interdisciplinary book contextualises the burgeoning cult of Chinatown ..

Women S Theatrical Memoirs

Pub Date : 2008-04-30 | Author : Stephen Bending | Publisher : Pickering & Chatto Ltd

ISBN 10 : 185196875X
ISBN 13 : 9781851968756

By the close of the Eighteenth Century, the theatrical memoir had become a popular and established genre. The texts brought together in the second part of this ten-volume facsimile..