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Illegitimate Theatre in London, 17701840

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Jewish,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism,
  • Theater--England--London--History--19th centu,
  • Theater--England--London--History--19th century,
  • Theater - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9411602M
    ISBN 10052103986X
    ISBN 109780521039864
    OCLC/WorldCa184911609

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This was the first book to explore the institutions, genres, and performance history of this illegitimate theatre.

Jane Moody's lively account considers the prohibition of tragedy and comedy at London's minor theatres and describes the various ingenious ways in.

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