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Ravishment of Reason : Governance and the Heroic Idioms of the Late Stuart Stage, 1660-1690 / Brandon Chua.

Author/Creator:
Chua, Brandon, 1981- author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Bucknell University Press, [2014]
Series:
Transits (Bucknell University)
Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 215 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700.
Theater -- England -- History.
English drama -- Restoration.
Theater.
England
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Heroicall pictures: government and the restoration heroic play
New rights we grant not, but the old declare: history, friendship, and consent in Roger Boyle's Henry V
Tis all but ceremony which is past: conversion and heroic passions in John Dryden's The conquest of Granada, parts one and two (1670-1672)
Shakespeare's history lesson: John Crowne's misery of civil war
Cajoling the people with his known industry: the passions and spectacular politics in Nathaniel Lee's Lucius Junius Brutus
The politics of cowardice: fear, interest, and security in Aphra Behn's The widdow ranter
Half loath and half consenting: interpretive relativism and incest in John Dryden's Don Sebastian.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781611485820
1611485827
9781611485837
OCLC:
881280379
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