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Author: Edward Burns
ISBN: 0333397479
Subcategory: Performing Arts
Pages 283 pages
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan; 1987 edition (July 28, 1987)
Language English
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by Edward Burns


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The book enlarges the usual focus with a wider range of writers than the conventional ossified canon taking in a revaluation of many rarely studied dramatists a reconsideration of pastoral and the instatement of women writers as major contributors to the culture of the age. It offers a substantial and original interpretation of one of the most intriguing of seventeenth-century literature forms. Crises of Desire and Identity.

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The Restoration comedy is called comedy of Manners as it presented the superficial habits and manners of only a section of the society – the elegant aristocracy with their vices, intrigues and outward glamour of polished behaviour

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Shakespeare’s plays were out of favour,ia this age. Samuel Pepys records in his Diary that once he attended a performance of Shakespeare’s A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream, but he did not like it at all, for it is the most uninspired play that ever I saw in my life. The manners which the comedy of manners reveals were not the manners of all classes of Restoration society; they were rather the manners of the courtly classes only

What is Restoration comedy? What pleasure does it offer its audience, and what significance does it find in exploring that pleasure? Edward Burns here provides a new account of the origins and nature of Restoration comedy as a distinct genre. The book enlarges the usual focus with a wider range of writers than the conventional ossified canon taking in a revaluation of many rarely studied dramatists, a reconsideration of pastoral, and the instatement of women writers as major contributors to the culture of the age. It offers a substantial and original interpretation of one of the most intriguing of seventeenth-century literature forms.