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Theatre of Subversion: Carlile's Rotunda and Captain Swing

David Worrall

in Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the veteran radical pressman Richard Carlile’s retro-conversion in 1830 of The Rotunda, Blackfriars Road, into a theatrical space for acting. Belatedly, Carlile had realized the ... More


To the Rotunda

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the restoration of the rotunda of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The planning for the restoration started on May 28, 1969 and the principal architects were confronted with a ... More


At Last, Light

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the reconstruction of the great dome over the rotunda of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The contract for the project was awarded to British structural engineering firm ... More


The Political Messiah

Dr Philip Lockley

in Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter narrates a new history of the radical career of Zion Ward and his Southcottian supporters in the 1830s, especially during the 1831-32 Reform Bill agitations. It uncovers connections ... More


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