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British Dramatists from Dryden to Sheridan

by George H. Nettleton (Editor), Arthur E. Case (Editor)

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Representative selections from Restoration and eighteenth-century drama, comedy, satire, tragedy, and farce are prefaced by descriptions of the theaters, acting styles, methods of play production, and audiences.
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A very full collection from a relatively neglected era (aside from Golsdsmith and Sheridan). Includes Dryden, Otway, Wycherley, Congreve, Colley Cibber, Steele, Addison, Gay, and Garrick among others, usually represented by one play each. ( )
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Nettleton, George H.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Case, Arthur E.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Addison, JosephContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cibber, ColleyContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Collier, JeremyContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Colman, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Congreve, WilliamContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cumberland, RichardContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dryden, JohnContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Etherege, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Farquhar, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fielding, HenryContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Garrick, DavidContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gay, JohnContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Goldsmith, OliverContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Home, JohnContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lillo, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Otway, ThomasContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rowe, NicholasContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sheridan, RichardContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Steele, RichardContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stone, George WinchesterEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Vanbrugh, JohnContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Villiers, GeorgeContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wycherley, WilliamContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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