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Theatric Revolution Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832 by David Worrall

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7404844M
ISBN 100199276757
ISBN 109780199276752

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Theatric Revolution Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures David Worrall. Examines the complex and intense policization of Romantic theatre; An in-depth exploration that looks beyond Covent Garden and Drury Lane; The . Read this book on Questia. Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures, by David Worrall, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures, ().   The theatre and drama of the late Georgian period have been the focus of a number of recent studies, but such work has tended to ignore its social and political contexts. Theatric Revolution. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Theatric Revolution considers the role of stage censorship during the Romantic period, an era otherwise associated with the freedom of expression.

  Theatric Revolution delivers what it promises in the opening sentence, where author David Worrall sets out to "trace the political and popular culture of Georgian period drama, with particular emphasis on its Government regulation and the social context of the artisan radicalism to which it was conjoined" (I). The great strength of Theatric Revolution is the sheer richness of its exploration of the sources—and the book is written very close to its sources. The resourcefulness which Worrall brings to the work of linking people and places, texts and events is impressive, and the book resounds with the eureka moments of a decade’s lonely research. Buy Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures by Worrall, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I read a good book called "Fusiliers: The Saga of a British Redcoat Regiment in the American Revolution" by Mark Urban. I read another book called The Brave Bostonians that I enjoyed and a lot of it was set in England. Non-fiction. I just picked up a book called Iron Tears that I believe will throw some light on the British side of the Revolution.

Get this from a library! Theatric revolution: drama, censorship and Romantic period subcultures, [David Worrall] -- "The theatre and drama of the late Georgian period have been the focus of a number of recent studies, but such work has tended to ignore its social and political contexts. Theatric Revolution. David Worrall's Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures – Each issue contains at least six substantial reviews of recent books. Romanticism now looks forward to its next quarter century as the most vital international publishing arena for scholarly debate in this liveliest field of literary studies. DAVID WORRALL is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures, () and co-editor, with Steve Clark, of Historicizing Blake (), Blake in the Nineties () and Blake, Nation and Empire (). Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures From My Heart to Yours: Life Lessons on Faith, Family, and Friendship The 8 Limbs of Yoga.