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Restoration Comedy: Crises of Desire and Identity
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Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date July 28, 1987
Pages 291
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780333397473
ISBN-10 0333397479
Dimensions 0 by 5.71 by 8.78 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $189.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: What is Restoration comedy? What pleasure does it offer its audience, and what significance does it find in exploring that pleasure? Edward Burns here provides a new account of the origins and nature of Restoration comedy as a distinct genre. The book enlarges the usual focus with a wider range of writers than the conventional ossified canon taking in a revaluation of many rarely studied dramatists, a reconsideration of pastoral, and the instatement of women writers as major contributors to the culture of the age. It offers a substantial and original interpretation of one of the most intriguing of seventeenth-century literature forms.

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