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Disciplining Satire: The Censorship of Satiric Comedy on the Eighteenth-century London Stage

Disciplining Satire: The Censorship of Satiric Comedy on the Eighteenth-century London Stage (Hardback)

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This book explains the effects of the Stage Licensing Act of 1737 on its target, satiric comedy. Contextualising the Licensing Act in terms of the Collier Controversy (1698-1728), this book shows that the Walpole ministry avocated a return to the "sympathetic satire" that developed during that earlier theatrical crisis.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrights Publisher: Associated University Presses Publication Date: 31/05/2002 ISBN-13: 9780838755129  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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