A Companion to Restoration Drama
February 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Introduction: Susan J. Owen (University of Sheffield).
1. The post- 1660 theatres as performance spaces: Edward A. Langhans (University of Hawaii).
2. Restoration Dramatic theory and criticism: Paul D. Cannan (University of Minnesota).
3. Theatrical Regulation During the Restoration Period: Matthew J. Kinservik (University of Delaware).
4. Libertinism and Sexuality: Maximillian E. Novak (University of California).
5. The Restoration Actress: Deborah Payne Fisk (American University in Washington, DC).
6. Masculinity in Restoration Drama: Laura J. Rosenthal (Florida State University).
7. Images of Monarchy on the Restoration Stage: Jessica Munns (University of Denver).
8. Restoration Drama and Politics: an Overview: Susan J. Owen (University of Sheffield).
9. Restoration Drama and Social Class: Aparna Dharwadker (University of Oklahoma).
10. Race, Performance, and the Silenced Prince of Angola: Mita Choudhury (Georgia Institute of Technology).
11. Restoration Drama After the Restoration: the Critics, the Repertory, and the Canon: Brian Corman (University of Toronto).
Part II: Kinds of Drama:.
12. Heroic Drama and Tragicomedy: Derek Hughes (University of Warwick).
13. Restoration Comedy: J. Douglas Canfield (University of Arizona).
14. Tragedy and Varieties of Serious Drama: Jean I. Marsden (University of Connecticut).
15. London Theatre Music, 1660-1719: Todd S. Gilman (Yale University).
16. Shakespeare and Other Adaptations: Sandra Clark (Birbeck College, University of London).
17. Rakes, Wives, and Merchants: Shifts from the Satirical to the Sentimental: Kirk Combe (Denison University).
Part III: Dramatists:.
18. Davenant and Dryden: Richard Kroll (University of California, Irvine).
19. Etherege and Wycherley: Robert Markley (West Virginia University).
20. Shadwell and Durfey: Christopher Wheatley (Catholic University of America).
21. Otway and Lee: Paulina Kewes (University of Wales).
22. Settle, Crowne and Tate: Don-John Dugas (Towson University).
23. Behn and Centlivre: Cynthia Lowenthal (Tulane University).
24. Congreve and Southerne: Miriam Handley (University of Sheffield).
25. Vanbrugh and Farquhar: John Bull (University of Reading).