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The Great OP War

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/9780198112501.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses a narration of the last great theatre riot in England, which includes the improvements to the new theatre that was built in response to the complaints of the Covent Garden ... More


Epilogue

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/9780198112501.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses briefly what happened to the OPs who participated in the 1809 theatre riot. Other notable individuals linked to this incident are also discussed in this chapter in passing. The ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198112501.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses a number of arguments and opinions about the 1809 theatre riot. One opinion is that of Francis Place, who thought that the riot was caused by Catalani, private boxes, and new ... More


Prologue

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/9780198112501.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the meanings of the last great theatre riot in the history of England. Brief summaries of the discussions in the following chapters are also included in the chapter. Several ... More


The watershed, 1903–7

F. S. L. LYONS

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the political history of Ireland during the period from 1903 to 1907. It suggests that the full significance and complexity of the watershed in Irish history can be best ... More


Degeneration, Eugenics, and The Playboy of the Western World

Seán Hewitt

in J. M. Synge: Nature, Politics, Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198862093
eISBN:
9780191894794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862093.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers Synge’s controversial, riot-inducing masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World (1907). Playboy, as a form of discursive retribution against certain restrictive politics, ... More


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