Plays about the Theatre in England, from the Rehearsal in 1671 to the Licensing Act in 1737; Or, the Self-Conscious Stage and Its Burlesque and Satirical Reflections in the Age of Criticism

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PLAYS ABOUT
THE THEATRE IN ENGLAND
from The Rehearsal in 1671 to the
Licensing Act in 1737

OR,
The Self-Conscious Stage and its Burlesque and
Satirical Reflections in the Age of Criticism

BY

DANE FARNSWORTH SMITH

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

LONDON • NEW YORK

1936

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • To George Lyman Kittredge v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Contents xv
  • List of Illustrations xix
  • Chapter I- The Play-House to Be Let 1
  • Chapter II- The Rehearsal 9
  • Chapter III- Mostly about Criticks 38
  • Chapter IV- The Turn of the Century 59
  • Chapter V- The Union of Humour with Farce 85
  • Chapter VI- Dramatic Chit-Chat 116
  • Chapter VII- Opera 129
  • Chapter VIII- Studied Nonsense 140
  • Chapter IX- The Royal Family of Cibber 161
  • Chapter X- Patriotism, Debility, Madness, and Repose 186
  • Chapter XI- The Rise and Fall of Henry Fielding, Grand Mogul of Satirical Farce 205
  • Conclusion 238
  • Appendix D 259
  • Appendix E- Aristophanic Satire as Exemplified In 266
  • Index 273
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