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The Politics of Romantic Theatricality, 1787-1832: The Road to the Stage

The Politics of Romantic Theatricality, 1787-1832: The Road to the Stage (Hardback)

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This book sets out the political and cultural conditions regulating dramatic writing during an era of censorship and monopolistic royal theatres. Using a range of plays and manuscripts, it argues for the centrality of burletta, the theatrical locus of the attacks on the Cockney school of poetry and the vitality of the metropolitan dramatic scene.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrights Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 12/04/2007 ISBN-13: 9780230518025  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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DAVID WORRALL is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures, 1773-1832 (2006) and co-editor, with Steve Clark, of Historicizing Blake (1994), Blake in the Nineties (1999) and Blake, Nation and Empire (2006).

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