Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708: The Career of George Farquhar, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708

The Career of George Farquhar, 1st Edition

By Elisabeth J Heard

Routledge

256 pages

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At the beginning of the eighteenth century, British theatre saw a shift from what critics call 'Restoration' to 'sentimental' comedy. Focusing on the career of the Irish dramatist George Farquhar (1678-1707), this book argues that experimentation was the basis for this change.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT004130
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / General