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Author Kroll, Richard W. F.

Title Restoration drama and "the circle of commerce" : tragicomedy, politics, and trade in the seventeenth century / Richard Kroll ...

Published Cambridge, [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.


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 UniM Bail  822.4093553 KROL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-327) and index.
Contents 1. "This War of opinions" in the "Empire of wit": tragicomedy, politics, and trade -- 2. "This mimic state" : Cicero, Quinrilian, and the theatrical scene of culture -- 3. "The civility of the stage" : Davenant's critical royalism -- 4. "The vitruvius of his age" : Inigo Jones, the rhetoric of stage design, and architectural theory -- 5. "This new building" : Davenant's last phase Gandibert (1650-1651) -- 6. Instituting empiricism : Hobbes and Dryden's Marriage a La Mode -- 7. Equity and exchange - or trade and contingency - in The Plain Dealer -- 8. Merchants and bullionists in Behn's The rover -- 9. The political economy of All for love -- 10. The double logic of Don Sebastian : the Oedipal conscience at the Glorious Revolution -- 11. Epilogue : Congreve as Whig : the politics of equivalence in The way of the world.
Subject English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
English drama (Tragicomedy) -- History and criticism.
Commerce in literature -- History -- 17th century.
Politics in literature -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780521828376 (hbk.)
0521828376 (hbk.)