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Restoration Drama

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This new anthology provides seventeen key plays by twelve dramatists of the Restoration period in an anthology designed specifically for course use, with annotations and judiciously modernized texts. It offers a representative sampling of the types of play of the period, including plays by both men and women - sex comedy, moral comedy, heroic drama, Shakespearean adaptatio ...more
Paperback, 840 pages
Published April 7th 2000 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 2000)
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Zanna Frith
Aug 19, 2007 rated it really liked it
This is a really thoughtful selection of plays from the Restoration period. The Country Wife and The Beaux Stratagem were both very clever and funny.
not sure if I prefer lord foppington or sir fopling flutter.
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This is my main textbook for Plays, Players, Playgoers: London, 1600-1700. We're currently reading Love's Last Shift from here, by Cibber.
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a great collection of plays that should be read more
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