By Susan J. Owen

Restoration Theatre and Crisis is a seminal research of the drama of the recovery, specifically that of the Popish Plot and Exclusion difficulty. This was once the time of remarkable political partisanship within the theatre. This e-book considers the entire recognized performs of this era, together with works by means of Dryden and Behn, of their old context. It examines the complicated ways that the drama either mirrored and intervened within the political method, at a time whilst the quandary fractured an already fragile post-interregnum consensus, and sleek social gathering political tools first started to develop.

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