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A great stage of fools : theatricality and madness in the plays of William Wycherley

Author: W Gerald Marshall
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, ©1993.
Series: AMS studies in the seventeenth century, no. 4.
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Professor Marshall explores the underlying themes of Wycherley's drama and attempts to demonstrate his transcendence of recognized Restoration theatrical devices and concern with theatricality itself.  Read more...

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Marshall, W. Gerald.
Great stage of fools.
New York : AMS Press, c1993
(OCoLC)624383830
Named Person: William Wycherley; William Wycherley; William Wycherley; William Wycherley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Gerald Marshall
ISBN: 0404617247 9780404617240
OCLC Number: 23356095
Description: 121 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. I. Introduction --
Ch. II. Plots of Darkness and the Designs of Providence: Love in a Wood and Traditional Concepts of Theatrum Mundi --
Ch. III. Ritualized Drama and Madness in The Gentleman Dancing-Master --
Ch. IV. Impotence, Transvestism, and Sexual Disguise: 'Little Play-house Creatures' of The Country Wife --
Ch. V. The Mad Drama as Encroaching Form: The Plain Dealer --
Epilogue: Wycherley and the Tradition of English Comedy.
Series Title: AMS studies in the seventeenth century, no. 4.
Responsibility: W. Gerald Marshall.
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