Thomas Shadwell: His Life and Comedies

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THOMAS SHADWELL
HIS LIFE AND COMEDIES

By ALBERT S. BORGMAN New York University

THE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS WASHINGTON SQUARE EAST, NEW YORK CITY 1928

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Part I - Shadwell's Life 3
  • Chapter I - Early Life 5
  • Chapter II - Dramatic Work, 1668-1680 17
  • Chapter III - Literary Controversies, 1668-1680 38
  • Chapter IV - Political Controversies, 1680-1687 52
  • Chapter V - Dramatic Work, 1688-1692 75
  • Chapter VI - Reputation 94
  • Part II - Shadwell's Comedies 119
  • Chapter VII - The Sullen Lovers 121
  • Chapter VIII - The Humourists 137
  • Chapter IX - The Miser 141
  • Chapter X - Epsom-Wells 148
  • Chapter XI - The Virtuoso 160
  • Chapter XII - A True Widow 174
  • Chapter XIII - The Woman-Captain 183
  • Chapter XIV - The Lancashire Witches 191
  • Chapter XV - The Squire of Alsatia 203
  • Chapter XVI - Bury-Fair 218
  • Chapter XVII - The Amorous Bigot 229
  • Chapter XVIII - The Scowrers 236
  • Chapter XIX - The Volunteers 243
  • Chapter XX - Conclusion 251
  • Index 257
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