1st Edition

Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

ISBN 9780367149703
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
253 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1967: This book is a historical account of comedy during the Restoration period in England. It discusses Comedy from Jonson to Shirley, serious drama in the Reign of Charles I and the period of Etherege.

Table of Contents

1. A Survey of Restoration Comedy  2. The Trend of Realistic Comedy from Jonson to Shirley  3. Court Influences on Serious Drama in the Reign of Charles I  4. Court Influences on Comedy in the Reign of Charles I  5. The Precieuse Tradition, 1642-1664  6. The Period of Etherege  7. Congreve  8. Conclusion

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