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 ..

The Arabian Nights In Historical Context

Pub Date : 2008-11-13 | Author : Saree Makdisi | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191564963
ISBN 13 : 0191564966

Alf layla wa layla (known in English as A Thousand and One Nights or The Arabian Nights) changed the world on a scale unrivalled by any other literary text. Inspired by a fourteent..

Shakespeare And The Eighteenth Century

Pub Date : 2013-10 | Author : Michael Caines | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199642373
ISBN 13 : 0199642370

Surveys the critical and creative responses of 18th-century actors, audiences, critics, editors, artists, and philosophers to Shakespeare's work and traces how those responses infl..

Distance Theatre And The Public Voice 1750 1850

Pub Date : 2012-12-05 | Author : M. Nuss | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137291417
ISBN 13 : 1137291419

As theatres expanded in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the distance between actor and audience became a telling metaphor for the distance emerging between writers and rea..

Jane Austen And The Theatre

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Paula Byrne | Publisher : Hambledon Pr

ISBN 10 : 1852853867
ISBN 13 : 9781852853860

Jane Austen enjoyed and was greatly interested in the theatre. Many of her novels, with their memorable individual characters, dramatic confrontations and surprising denouements, o..