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Restoration comedy in performance

Author: J L Styan
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Restoration comedy demonstrates the interplay possible between the stage and the audience. Thus, this text argues that only through a performance approach can the plays of Etherege, Wycherley,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J L Styan
ISBN: 0521254051 9780521254052 0521274214 9780521274210
OCLC Number: 13092702
Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction and approach; 2. The playhouse and the performance; 3. The actor; 4. The actress; 5. Stage and sexual tactics; 6. A mode of speech; 7. The spirit of the performance; Appendices; Selected bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: J.L. Styan.
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