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The Resource Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy, edited by Scott McMillin

Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy, edited by Scott McMillin

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Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy
Title
Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Scott McMillin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents authoritative texts of six Restoration and 18th century English comedies, accompanied by historical background and critical essays from past and present
Member of
Cataloging source
DCC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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McMillin, Scott
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
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  • English drama (Comedy)
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • English drama (Comedy)
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Comedies
Label
Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy, edited by Scott McMillin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 626-628)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Texts of the plays -- The country wife / William Wycherley -- The man of mode / George Etherege -- The rover / Aphra Behn -- The way of the world / William Congreve -- The conscious lovers / Richard Steele -- The school for scandal / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Contexts -- On wit, humour, and laughter, 1650-1775 -- [On laughter], [On wit], [On power] / Thomas Hobbes -- Preface to An evening's love : or, the mock astrologer / John Dryden -- Concerning humour in comedy / William Congreve -- Epilogue to The lying lover ; The Tattler, no. 219 / Richard Steele -- The Spectator, No. 47 ; The Spectator, No. 62 / Joseph Addison -- An essay on the theater / Oliver Goldsmith -- The Collier controversy : 1698 -- A short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage / Jeremy Collier -- The usefulness of the stage / John Dennis -- Amendments of Mr. Collier's false and imperfect citations / William Congreve -- Steele and Dennis : on The man of Mode and The conscious lovers -- The Spectator, No. 65 ; The Theatre, No. 1 ; The Theatre, No. 3 / Richard Steele -- A defense of Sir Fopling Flutter ; Remarks on The conscious lovers / John Dennis -- Stages, actors, and audiences -- The theatrical world, 1600-1700 / Emmet L. Avery and Arthur H. Scouten -- The arrival of the actress / Elizabeth Howe -- The audience / Emmet L. Avery and Arthur H. Scouten -- [Scenery and lighting] / Charles Beecher Hogan -- Criticism -- On the artificial comedy of the last century / Charles Lamb -- Restoration Comedy : the reality and the myth / L.C. Knights -- [Visual rhythm in The country wife] / Jocelyn Powell -- [The man of mode] / Harriet Hawkins -- Gestus and signature in Aphra Behn's The rover / Elin Diamond -- [Form and wit in The way of the world] / Martin Price -- [The way of the world] / Laura Brown -- [Sentimentalism and social history] / Raymond Williams
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 628 p.
Isbn
9780393963342
Lccn
lc95044942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy, edited by Scott McMillin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 626-628)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Texts of the plays -- The country wife / William Wycherley -- The man of mode / George Etherege -- The rover / Aphra Behn -- The way of the world / William Congreve -- The conscious lovers / Richard Steele -- The school for scandal / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Contexts -- On wit, humour, and laughter, 1650-1775 -- [On laughter], [On wit], [On power] / Thomas Hobbes -- Preface to An evening's love : or, the mock astrologer / John Dryden -- Concerning humour in comedy / William Congreve -- Epilogue to The lying lover ; The Tattler, no. 219 / Richard Steele -- The Spectator, No. 47 ; The Spectator, No. 62 / Joseph Addison -- An essay on the theater / Oliver Goldsmith -- The Collier controversy : 1698 -- A short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage / Jeremy Collier -- The usefulness of the stage / John Dennis -- Amendments of Mr. Collier's false and imperfect citations / William Congreve -- Steele and Dennis : on The man of Mode and The conscious lovers -- The Spectator, No. 65 ; The Theatre, No. 1 ; The Theatre, No. 3 / Richard Steele -- A defense of Sir Fopling Flutter ; Remarks on The conscious lovers / John Dennis -- Stages, actors, and audiences -- The theatrical world, 1600-1700 / Emmet L. Avery and Arthur H. Scouten -- The arrival of the actress / Elizabeth Howe -- The audience / Emmet L. Avery and Arthur H. Scouten -- [Scenery and lighting] / Charles Beecher Hogan -- Criticism -- On the artificial comedy of the last century / Charles Lamb -- Restoration Comedy : the reality and the myth / L.C. Knights -- [Visual rhythm in The country wife] / Jocelyn Powell -- [The man of mode] / Harriet Hawkins -- Gestus and signature in Aphra Behn's The rover / Elin Diamond -- [Form and wit in The way of the world] / Martin Price -- [The way of the world] / Laura Brown -- [Sentimentalism and social history] / Raymond Williams
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 628 p.
Isbn
9780393963342
Lccn
lc95044942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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