Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832
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Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

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ISBN-13:
9780199239139
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2008
Seiten:
416
Autor:
David Worrall
Gewicht:
408 g
Format:
231x155x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction ; 1. Customs and Practices: The Regulation of the Theatres ; 2. The Suppression of the Royalty Theatre, London East End ; 3. Theatrical Oligarchies: The Role of the Examiner of Plays ; 4. Theatrical Subcultures: Fireworks, Freemasonry, and Philip De Loutherbourg ; 5. Political Microcultures: The Censorship of Thomas Dibdin's Two Farmers ; 6. The Theatricalization of British Popular Culture: Queen Caroline and the Royal Coburg Theatre ; 7. The Theatricalization of British Popular Culture: A General Historical Anthropology ; 8. Political Dramas: Harlequin Negro and Plots And Placemen ; 9. The Theatre of Crime: The Mysterious Murder and The Murdered Maid ; 10. The Theatre of Subversion: Carlile's Rotunda and Captain Swing ; Conclusion
This book uncovers the role of stage censorship during the Romantic period, an era otherwise associated with freedom of expression. Theatric Revolution examines this censorship and those who struggled against it.