By David L. Hirst
First released in 1979, this ebook lines comedy of manners from the 1660s to the then current — a scope past the normal specialize in the recovery and early 20th century. It uncovers an underestimated subversive strength and socially serious strength during this quite English dramatic shape, emphasising the distinctive subjects and magnificence that distinguish it from extra normal varieties of witty social satire. the writer discusses the main comedian dramatists of the post-Restoration interval; reassesses the importance of Sheridan, Wilde and Coward; and examines the continuation of the culture in glossy writers. This e-book could be of curiosity to scholars of English literature and drama.
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Comedy of Manners: Volume 7 (The Critical Idiom Reissued) by David L. Hirst