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Etherege and Wycherley

Etherege and Wycherley

by Barbara A. Kachur, B. A. Kachur
     
 
Examining the major plays of George Etherege and William Wycherley within the context of the cultural and historical changes that marked the early years of Charles II's reign, this book addresses various issues such as marriage, manners, heroism and sovereignty that preoccupied late seventeenth-century Britain. In addition to exploring the plays as cultural and

Overview

Examining the major plays of George Etherege and William Wycherley within the context of the cultural and historical changes that marked the early years of Charles II's reign, this book addresses various issues such as marriage, manners, heroism and sovereignty that preoccupied late seventeenth-century Britain. In addition to exploring the plays as cultural and historical texts, this study offers performance histories that illuminate ways in which twentieth-century directors have altered and interpreted these plays to make them accessible to modern audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333575413
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara A. Kachur is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri - St Louis.

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