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Theatre, Culture, and Society

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the establishment of a link between the riots and the London stage. It is revealed that this was not the first attack by a mob on a London theatre, and further investigations ... More


Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage

Nina Levine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267866
eISBN:
9780823272426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267866.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage explores the stage’s unprecedented local turn in late-sixteenth- and early-seventeenth-century London. By taking the city as its subject, this book ... More


Hill and the London Stage, 1731–1736

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Aaron Hill and his role in the London Stage from 1731 to 1736. By early 1732, Hill was so absorbed by the latest events in the London theatre world that he may scarcely have ... More


‘Dire is the Dearth and Famine on the Stage’: Drama, 1682–1688  

Derek Hughes

in English Drama 1660–1700

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In November 1682 the ailing King's Company merged with the more adventurously and expertly managed Duke's, and for the next thirteen years the London stage became a monopoly. The absence of ... More


Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays

Lawrence Manley and Sally-Beth MacLean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300191998
eISBN:
9780300206890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

For a brief period in the late Elizabethan Era an innovative company of players dominated the London stage. A fellowship of dedicated thespians, Lord Strange’s Men established their reputation by ... More


Sexual and spiritual politics in the events of 1633–34 and The Late Lancashire Witches

Alison Findlay

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter outlines the sexual and spiritual politics in the 1634 case and shows how it came to be adapted for the London stage after some of the victims were brought to London for questioning. The ... More


Origins and Early Years: John Heywood’s Career to 1528: Johan Johan and Witty and Witless

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter sketches what is known of Heywood’s early life and career, taking him from Coventry in the early 1500s to the royal household in the 1520s, setting out both what is known about these ... More


Ballads and Songs

Adam Fox

in The Press and the People: Cheap Print and Society in Scotland, 1500-1785

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791294
eISBN:
9780191833816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791294.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 8 deals with the broadside ballads and printed songs issued in Scotland between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries. It traces both the import of English texts and the production of ... More


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