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Drama, 1660-1800

The Licensing Act

The Licensing Act 1737act of censorship instituted by Robert Walpolegave power to the Lord Chamberlain also known as the examiner of plays to prohibit dramas from being stagedall plays had to go through the examined in ord...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
The Belle's Stratagem

The Belles StratagemRevolves around marriage and how women strive to overcome the injustices imposed by family life and social customDoricourt returns from Europe to meet Letitia who he is betrothed toHe thinks shes ok but...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
L01 Introduction

L01 Drama1660Restoration of the monarchyTheaters reappear in England reappearthe puritans were responsible for shutting them downthe Kings and the Dukes the king and his brotherThe Kingsthe restoration KingKing Charles IIT...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
Richard Steele

Richard SteeleIs it possible for someone to act out of disinterred unselfish motivescan everything be reduced merely to the play of surfaces restoration Comedy of Manners or is there such a thing as essentialityIs there su...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
L03 The Country Wife

L03VocabularyMannersthose social mores affectations conventions and styles the outward form and fashionable life by which the individual is bound They are the cultural matrix of customs ad modes to which an individual conf...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
L02 The Country Wife

L02 The Country WifeSexual freedom of the restorationlead to subsequent strictness1The English Civil War 164216492The CommonwealthInterregnum 164916603The Restoration 16601685i1700ii1730iiiwhat happens in 1685 that ends th...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
Emperor of the Moon

Emperor of the MoonDryden firstcelebrated masculine heroesrulers conquerors loversHeroic dramaIt was to support the natural right of kingsAntony is hardly a decisive characterWhen compared to his dramatic foil Ventidius he...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
The Country Wife (short reading notes)

The Country Wife 1675William Wycherleycomedic and satiric restoration dramatist Restoration Comedy Subversive Comedy 1660First performed by the Kings Company at the Theatre Royal Drury LaneThe female lead is a breeches rol...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
All For Love Reading Notes

All For Love Reading NotesPersonal Tragedywarring passions destroy them leaving their states unstablewhen they run downhill they drag with world alongThis is the second of three Shakespeare adaptationsIt appealed to restor...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
Emperor of the Moon #2

The Emperor of the MoonWritten by Aphra BehnThis was HER second most successful playWritten in 1687There is a lightness in the plotIt is considered a comical farce The play operetta was not fitted out like a big opera beca...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
All For Love Lecture notes

For Wednesdayread Dryden from An Essay of Dramatick Poesie 1668 Part Iit is on blackboardTragedyTragedy is a form of drama exciting the emotions of pity and fear Its action should be single and complete presenting a reveal...

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Terry Robinson
ENG337H1 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: The Conscious Lovers

Drama ExamThe Country WifeAuthor plus biographical informationAuthored by William WycherleyHe was an aspiring courtier attendant to the QueenHis life was marred by illness debt litigation and two controversial marriagesHe ...

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ENG337H1
Terry Robinson
ENG337H1 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Social Inequality, Homosociality

Drama Test 2DefinitionsThe fourth wallthe imaginary wall at the front of the stage in a traditional threewalled box set in a proscenium theater through which the audience sees the action in the world of the playit contribu...

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Terry Robinson
ENG337H1 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Conditional Sentence, Peripeteia, Tragic Hero

Exam DefinitionsIdeologyset of norms and beliefsideas and idealsthe theaters were filters through which a culture produces ideologyIdeological State Apparatusthe theater became thisit produces a particular ideologythis was...

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Terry Robinson

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