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Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama (Comedy),
  • English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700.,
  • English drama -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Scott McMillin.
    SeriesA Norton critical edition
    ContributionsMcMillin, Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1248 .M3 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 628 p. :
    Number of Pages628
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL808207M
    ISBN 100393963349
    LC Control Number95044942

    Dryden's solution was a closed couplet in iambic pentameter that would have a minimum of enjambment. Behn's unique achievement as an early professional woman writer has been the subject of much recent study. Kinds of comedy in diverse historical periods Old and New Comedy in ancient Greece The 11 surviving plays of Aristophanes represent the earliest extant body of comic drama; what is known of Greek Old Comedy is derived from these plays, the earliest of which, The Acharnianswas produced in bce. Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife follows in the footsteps of Southerne's Wives' Excuse, with a lighter touch and more humanly recognisable characters.

    The online tour includes pictures of early manufacturing in the Industrial Revolution. See my Conventions of Writing Literary Essays on the Courses page of my web site for Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy book information. Today, Restoration comedy is again appreciated on the stage. Comedy, said Jonson in Every Man Out of his Humourquoting the definition that during the Renaissance was attributed to Cicerois an imitation of life, a glass of custom, an image of truth. The upper-class town rake Horner mounts a campaign for seducing as many respectable ladies as possible, first spreading a false rumour of his own impotence, to be allowed where no complete man may go. It was, to its own people, an age dominated only by the king, and not by any single genius.

    Similarly, Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy book of the poets who published with the Restoration produced their poetry during the Interregnum. Its effectiveness can be seen in literary pieces by Jonathan Swift such as A Modest Proposal where he addresses and criticizes the problem of a growing famine in Ireland. The conduct of a Jonsonian comic plot is in the hands of a clever manipulator who is out to make reality conform to his own desires. Sir William Davenant was the first Restoration poet to attempt an epic. Rhyming couplets in iambic pentameter was by far the most popular structure for poetry of all types. The last years of the Interregnum were turbulent, as were the last years of the Restoration period, and those who did not go into exile were called upon to change their religious beliefs more than once.


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The trend of newspapers would similarly explode in subsequent years; a number of these later papers had runs of a single day and were composed entirely as a method of planting political attacks Pope called them "Sons of a day" in Dunciad B. The emphasis in New Comic plotting is on the conduct of a love intrigue; the love element per se is often of the slightest, the girl whom the hero wishes to possess sometimes being no more than an offstage presence or, if onstage, mute.

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Inasmuch as these novels were largely read in French or in translation from French, they were associated with effeminacy. The early efforts at news sheets and periodicals were spotty.

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John Bramhallfor example, had been a strongly high church theologianand yet, in exile, he debated willingly with Thomas Hobbes and came into the Restored church as tolerant in practice as he was severe in argument.

Although Muddiman's productions are the first regular news accounts, they are still not the first modern newspaper, as the work was sent in manuscript by post to subscribers and was not a printed sheet for general sale to the public.

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