The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance, Hardback Book

The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance Hardback

Edited by Daniel O'Quinn, Kristina Straub, Misty G. Anderson

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The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance brings together a selection of particularly memorable performances, beginning with Nell Gwyn in a 1668 staging of Secret Love, and moving chronologically towards the final performance of John Philip Kemble's controversial adaptation of Thomas Otway's Venice Presever'd in October 1795.

This volume contains a wealth of contextual materials, including contemporary reviews, portraits, advertisements, and cast lists.

By privileging event over publication, this collection aims to encourage an understanding of performance that emphasizes the immediacy - and changeability - of the theatrical repertoire during the long eighteenth century. Offering an invaluable insight into the performance culture of the time, The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance is a unique, much-needed resource for students of theatre.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 720 pages, 71 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9781138743304

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