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From the Margins to Center Stage: Tyler Perry’s Popular African American Theatre

Rashida Z. Shaw

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

If Perry now functions as a platform onto himself, his career began with seemingly much less broad, but no less significant, aspirations. In her analysis of taste, class, and the popular, in Chapter ... More


‘New Plays resemble Bubbles, we must own’: Staging the Stock Market, 1719–20

Inger Leemans

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter addresses how finance and the theatre became interwoven in the early eighteenth century, with the theatre functioning as a platform for the production and dissemination of financial ... More


This strange, eventful history

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter offers an overview of the book’s contents and a summary of its main arguments and findings, and also presents an outline of the performance history of As You Like It from the eighteenth ... More


Byronic Networks: Circulating Images in Minds and Media

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter reads the popular nineteenth-century mediation of Byron’s work in a range of panoramic formats as a multi-medial extension of already established practices of visual and linguistic ... More


Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Joyce Goggin and Frans De Bruyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Comedy and Crisis features the first ever scholarly English translation of two plays by the eighteenth-century Dutch playwright Pieter Langendijk: Quincampoix, or the Wind Traders [Quincampoix of de ... More


Lucretia Bradshaw: Recovering a Wife and a Life

Anna Marie Roos

in Martin Folkes (1690-1754): Newtonian, Antiquary, Connoisseur

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198830061
eISBN:
9780191868528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830061.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Chapter three reconstructs the enigmatic life and career of Folkes’s wife, the actress Lucretia Bradshaw whose glittering Drury Lane career ended in tragedy; she was eventually confined to a Chelsea ... More


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