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Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Janet Wolff and Mike Savage (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book brings together studies of cultural institutions in Manchester from 1850 to the present day, giving an unprecedented account of the city’s cultural evolution. These bring to light the ... More


‘Love, bitter wrong, freedom, sad pity, and lust of power’: politics and performance in 1820

Malcolm Chase

in "Politics, performance and popular culture": Theatre and society in nineteenth-century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091698
eISBN:
9781526109989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091698.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter uses the momentous year of 1820 as the lens through which to investigate the convergence of the dramatic and the radical. In the wake of ‘Peterloo’ the previous August, the Tory ... More


Theatrical Play

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

As theatrical play, La Guiannée is a traveling theatre, performing for the public. Folklore or popular theatre represents the manner in which the collective views itself and its history. By immersing ... More


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