Sheridan Studies

Innbundet / 1995 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780521464666
Publisert
1995
Utgiver
Vendor
Cambridge University Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
218
Vekt
452 gr
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
152 mm
Tykkelse
16 mm
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Sheridan Studies

Innbundet / 1995 / Engelsk
This book is a systematic attempt to establish Sheridan as a major figure in the history of English comedy. Leading scholars address Sheridan's role not only as an outstanding playwright, but also as the manager of Drury Lane Theatre, and his subsequent career as a Member of Parliament. The essays examine the theatrical world in which Sheridan worked, discuss his major plays, and include a modern director's observations on the production of his work today. This is combined with an important re-evaluation of Sheridan's achievements as a master of rhetoric in the political arena, to provide a much needed contemporary assessment of this multifaceted man and his work.
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This book is a systematic attempt to establish Sheridan as a major figure in the history of English comedy. Leading scholars reassess Sheridan's role not only as an outstanding playwright, but also as the manager of Drury Lane Theatre, and his subsequent career as a Member of Parliament.
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List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Some dates in Sheridan's life; Introduction; 1. Theatre in the age of Garrick and Sheridan Mark S. Auburn; 2. 'Future retrospection': rereading Sheridan's reviewers Richard C. Taylor; 3. Sheridan, Congreve and The School for Scandal Eric Rump; 4. Sheridan, Moliere and the idea of the school in The School for Scandal James Morwood; 5. Satire and celebration in The Critic David Crane; 6. Sheridan and language Jack D. Durant; 7. Foiling the rival: argument and identity in Sheridan's speeches Christopher Reid; 8. The political career of Richard Brinsley Sheridan Christopher Clayton; 9. The ruin of a public man: the rise and fall of Richard Brinsley Sheridan as political reformer Marc Baer; 10. On producing Sheridan Peter Wood; Select bibliography; Alphabetical list of plays mentioned; Index.
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This collection of essays reassesses the importance of Sheridan in the history of English comedy.
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780521464666
Publisert
1995
Utgiver
Vendor
Cambridge University Press
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
218
Vekt
452 gr
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
152 mm
Tykkelse
16 mm
Se alle