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Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Paulina Kewes

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This book studies the cultural and economic status of playwriting in the later 17th and early 18th centuries, and argues that the period was a decisive one in the transition from Renaissance ... More


Prologue

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the economic and cultural status of playwriting in England during the period from 1660 to 1710. During this period, the identity of the ... More


The Playwright and the Marketplace

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the gradual re-emergence of professional writing for the stage in England during the later part of the 18th century after an eighteen-year hiatus. It suggests that contemporary ... More


The Proprieties of Appropriation

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the issues of plagiarism and authorial propriety in playwriting in England during the period from 1660 to 1710. During the period shortly before 1710, plays were started to be ... More


Plagiarism and Property

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter examines efforts to control plagiarism and the changes in the practice of appropriation of plays in England during the period from 1660 to 1710. The Restoration saw a growing concern ... More


Collaboration

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the negative attitudes towards collaboration in playwriting in England during the 17th century. It attempts to trace how this adverse judgment developed and reviews 17th- and ... More


Epilogue

Paulina Kewes

in Authorship and Appropriation: Writing for the Stage in England, 1660-1710

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184683
eISBN:
9780191674334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184683.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter discusses the significant positive developments in playwriting in England during the period from 1660 to 1710. In the 1660s the writer of a play had little status or security. His ... More


Differentiating Collaboration: Protest and Playwriting and Sir Thomas More

Nina Levine

in Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between the collaboratively written play text of Sir Thomas More and the play’s central scenes of protest, which depict London citizens rising up against the ... More


Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Diana Looser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Remaking Pacific Pasts offers the first full-length comparative study of recent drama and theatre in Oceania. It opens with a general introduction to the field of Pacific Islands theatre produced ... More


A Dublin Socialist and an Irish Theatre

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins in the late 1890s when Shaw was engrossed in developing his Fabian philosophy and playwriting career in London, when he had seemingly no concern for provincial Ireland. ... More


Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Xing Fan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a close examination of the artistry and aesthetics in model jingju. The author contextualizes model jingju by tracing its trajectory of political interaction from the 1930s to the ... More


Writing Women: Shaw and Feminism behind the Scenes

D. A. Hadfield

in Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although Shaw was a strong advocate for women's rights, he was sometimes less progressive in his relationships with actual women, especially those who yearned to invade what he regarded as the male ... More


Feminist Politics and the Two Irish “Georges” Egerton versus Shaw

Margaret D. Stetz

in Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042435
eISBN:
9780813043067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042435.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“George Egerton,” the pseudonym adopted by writer Mary Chavelita Dunne, exemplified the “New Woman” for Shaw's contemporaries, both in her personal life and professional career as a writer. Shaw ... More


The Author Revived

Jeffrey Knapp

in Shakespeare Only

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226445717
eISBN:
9780226445731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226445731.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines Shakespeare's return at the end of his career to the coauthorial playwriting he seems to have practiced when his professional life began. Although historicists claim that ... More


Kabuki Is a Luxury: 1944

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses events surrounding the world of kabuki in 1944. These include the Tōjō cabinet's draconian emergency measures aimed controlling labor, retail trade, finance, manufacturing, and ... More


Israeli Theatre: A Snapshot of Today and Future Prospects

Nurit Yaari

in Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198746676
eISBN:
9780191808531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746676.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reviews the state of Israeli theatre today, seventy-two years since the production of Racine’s Phaedra at Habima Theatre, and sums up its notable achievements, and the myriad forms, ... More


Enter Pry

David Vincent

in I Hope I Don't Intrude: Privacy and its Dilemmas in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198725039
eISBN:
9780191792489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725039.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter introduces the play Paul Pry at the Haymarket Theatre in 1825, its author John Poole, and its leading actor John Liston. It summarizes the themes and content of the play in the context of ... More


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