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Hughes, Derek 1944-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 4,342 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Handbooks and manuals  Pictorial works  Sources  Maps  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR3317.Z5, 822.4
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Most widely held works by Derek Hughes
The Cambridge companion to Aphra Behn by Derek Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traditionally known as the first professional woman writer in English, Aphra Behn has now emerged as one of the major figures of the Restoration. During the 1670s and 1680s, she provided more plays for the stage than any other author, and greatly influenced the development of the novel. Behn's work straddles the genres of drama, fiction, poetry, and translation. With its full bibliography, detailed chronology, and a description of the known facts of her life, this Companion will be an essential tool for the study of this increasingly important writer and thinker."--Jacket
English drama, 1660-1700 by Derek Hughes( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Hughes's magisterial work forms a close critical study of all the surviving plays written and professionally premiered in England between 1660 and 1700. This extremely readable volume analyses many individual texts, often in detail and for the first time, and also places them within the whole range of contemporary theatrical output, with its diversity of outlook and constant shifts in fashion and subject. Thus The Country-Wife (1675) and The Man of Mode (1676) are treated not as typical 'Restoration Comedies' but as almost unique plays, profoundly different even from each other, which would have been unimaginable even two years earlier or later than the time of their appearance. Hughes also presents innovative work on the political, intellectual, and social background of the corpus, with extensive discussion of its treatment of women and the contribution of women dramatists
The theatre of Aphra Behn by Derek Hughes( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He clarifies her divided responses to the crises that menaced and finally toppled the Stuart monarchy, her innovative portrayals of the evolution of patriarchal political structures, and her interest in free thought and scepticism. Chiefly, however, he reveals her as a woman of the theatre, who used the seen as richly and significantly as the spoken."--Jacket
Dryden's heroic plays by Derek Hughes( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versions of Blackness : key texts on slavery from the seventeenth century by Derek Hughes( Book )

16 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aphra Behn's short novel Oroonoko (1688) is one of the most widely studied works of seventeenth-century literature, because of its powerful representation of slavery and complex portrayal of ways in which differing races and cultures - European, Black African, and Native American - observe and misinterpret each other. This edition presents a new edition of Oroonoko, with unprecedentedly full and informative commentary, along with complete texts of three major British seventeenth century works concerned with race and colonialism: Henry Neville's The Isle of Pines (1668), Behn's Abdelazer (1676), and Thomas Southerne's tragedy Oroonoko (1696). It combines these with an anthology of European discussions of slavery, racial difference, and colonial conquest from the mid-sixteenth century to the time of Behn's death. Many are taken from important works that have not hitherto been easily available, and the collection offers a resource for studying the culture that produced Britain's first major fictions of slavery
Culture and sacrifice : ritual death in literature and opera by Derek Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth-century women playwrights by Derek Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative New Zealand gardening by Janet Cheriton( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private gardens of New Zealand by Derek Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glorious New Zealand gardens( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Inchbald( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century women playwrights by Susanna Centlivre( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Plymouth and Taranaki travel guide( )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. Electronic edition. Volume 6 : Elizabeth Inchbald( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arcane throne by Derek Hughes( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. Electronic edition. Volume 4 : Elizabeth Griffith( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. Electronic edition. Volume 3 : Susanna Centlivre( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century women playwrights( )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth-century women playwrights( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-volume anthology documents the history of women's drama throughout the 18th century, starting with the emergence in 1695-6 of the second generation of women dramatists to Aphra Benn. It includes the work of Catherine Trotter, Mary Pix, Eliza Haywood and Elizabeth Griffith
Achieving excellence : valuing Canada's participation in high performance sport : report by Michael R Bloom( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Cambridge companion to Aphra Behn
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English drama, 1660-1700The theatre of Aphra BehnVersions of Blackness : key texts on slavery from the seventeenth centuryCulture and sacrifice : ritual death in literature and operaEighteenth-century women playwrightsThe arcane throne