Restoration Drama: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies Series) / Edition 1

Restoration Drama: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies Series) / Edition 1

by David Womersley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631209034

ISBN-13: 9780631209034

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This new anthology provides seventeen key plays by twelve dramatists of the Restoration period in an anthology designed specifically for course use, with annotations and judiciously modernized texts. It offers a representative sampling of the types of play of the period, including plays by both men and women - sex comedy, moral comedy, heroic drama, Shakespearean

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This new anthology provides seventeen key plays by twelve dramatists of the Restoration period in an anthology designed specifically for course use, with annotations and judiciously modernized texts. It offers a representative sampling of the types of play of the period, including plays by both men and women - sex comedy, moral comedy, heroic drama, Shakespearean adaptation and political history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631209034
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Blackwell Anthologies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.78(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. A Note on The Text.

1. The Adventures of Five Hours. (1662) Sir Samuel Tuke.

2. The Great Favourite, or The Duke of Lerma. (1668) Sir Robert Howard.

3. The Conquest of Granada. (1670) John Dryden.

4. The Rehearsal. (1671) Buckingham.

5. The Country Wife. (1675) William Wycherley.

6. The Plain Dealer. (1676) William Wycherley.

7. The Man of Mode. (1676) Sir George Etherege.

8. The Rover. (1677) Aphra Behn.

9. All for Love. (1677) John Dryden.

10. Lucius Junicus Brutus. (1680) Nathaniel Lee.

11. Venice Preserved. (1682) Thomas Otway.

12. Love for Love. (1695) William Congreve.

13. Love's Last Shift. (1696) Colley Cibber.

14. The Relapse. (1696) Sir John Vanbrugh.

15. The Way of the World. (1700) William Congreve.

16. The Recruiting Officer. (1706) George Farguhar.

17. The Beaux Stratagem. (1707) George Farquhar.

18. The Busie Body. (1709) Susannah Centlivre.

Further Reading.

Index.

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