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The Theater of ExperimentStaging Natural Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Britain

The Theater of Experiment: Staging Natural Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Al Coppola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190269715
eISBN:
9780190269739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269715.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Drama

The first book-length study of the relationship of science and theater during the long eighteenth century in Britain, The Theater of Experiment explores crucial role of spectacle in the establishment ... More

Theatres of OppositionEmpire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan

David Francis Taylor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642847
eISBN:
9780191738869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642847.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 18th-century Literature

Richard Brinsley Sheridan is best known as the author of two of the English stage’s most popular comedies, The Rivals and The School for Scandal. In his own lifetime, however, Sheridan was as ... More

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