Steele at Drury Lane / by John Loftis. by John Clyde Loftis

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Los Angeles .

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  • Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729,
  • Drury Lane Theatre

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LC ClassificationsPR3706 .L6
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
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Open LibraryOL202192M
LC Control Numbera 52005209

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Richard Steele, Drury Lane, and the Tories John LoftisCited by: 1. Read this book on Questia. The title of The Theatre is at least partially misleading. Steele's affairs at Drury Lane provided the motive for his undertaking it, to be sure, and they provided the occasion for a series of discussions of theatrical affairs; but the journal is.

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Thus, Steele brings his readership to Drury Lane and continues to influence them in the theatrical public sphere with serious, moralizing tragedies.

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The standard biographies of Steele are George A. Aitken, The Life of Richard Steele (2 vols., ), and Willard Connely, Sir RichardSteele (). Other studies of value include George S.

Marr, The Periodical Essayists of the Eighteenth Century (); F. Bateson, English Comic Drama, (); John Loftis, Steele at Drury Lane ( “Memos to the Treasurer at Drury Lane,” Steele at Drury Lane / by John Loftis. book Notebook, 45 (), Collaboration with Judith Milhous.

“A Drury Lane Account Book for ,” Theatre History Studies, 10 (), Collaboration with Judith Milhous. “John Rich’s Covent Garden Account Books for ,” Theatre Survey, 31 (), Volume 2 of The Cambridge History of British Theatre begins in with the restoration of King Charles II to the throne and the reestablishment of the professional theatre, interdicted sinceand follows the far-reaching development of the form over two centuries and more to Steele at Drury Lane.

By JOHN LOFTIS. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Pp. [iv]+ Any account of Steele's association with Drury Lane Theatre is necessarily involved: it covers the movement for moral reform of the stage in the years following Jeremy Collier's attack, with the optimistic appointment of.

BY JOHN LOFTIS OF THE REWARDS which Richard Steele received from the victo-rious Whig party soon after the accession of George I, doubtless the most important were a seat in the House of Commons and the governor-ship of the Royal Company of Comedians acting in Drury Lane.

These two rewards provided Steele's principal employments for the rest of his. The patent was granted with astonishing celerity on 19 January (P.

R.O. C66/, no. 13; copy in LC5/, pp. On Steele's part in the Drury Lane management, see Loftis, John, Steele at Drury Lane (Stanford: Stanford Univ.

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John Loftis. Donald F. Bond. 50(1), pp. 64– The profits at Drury Lane at once declined considerably, and in order to strengthen his own position and that of his colleagues at Drury Lane, and to free themselves in some degree from the licensing authority of the Lord Chamberlain, Steele petitioned for a royal patent.

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T h e Politics of Drama in Augustan England. By JOHN : At the Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, pp. $ Professor Lof tisâ close and prolonged concentration on drama and society during the first third of the eighteenth century has resulted in a series of books, each of which spotlights one aspect of the plays and theater of the time.

Steele at Drury. home table of content united architects – essays table of content all sites Steele, Richard English, – Along with Daniel Defoe and his schoolmate, friend, and coadjutor, Joseph Addison, Steele stands as one of the inventors and masters of the periodical essay.

After attending Charterhouse School and Christ Church, Oxford, and a stint in the. The Killigrew and Davenant Patents. Alone among the theatres of London, the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, enjoy the distinction of deriving their rights to present theatrical entertainments not from licences issued by the Lord Chamberlain or the local authority, but by direct grant from the Crown.

Comedies [Compilation of Five Drury Lane and Covent Garden Prompt-Book Adaptations of Celebrated 17th and 18th Century English Comedies] The Alchymist (Jonson); The Discovery (Sheridan); A Word to the Wise (Kelly); The Rehearsal (Buckingham); Falstaff's Wedding (Kenrick) London: John Bell.

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Abstract. Modern scholars have long recognized the marked presence of dramatic criticism in Jeremy Collier’s A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage ().

In a treatise that some believed ultimately sought the closing of the theaters, Collier employed a critical style and method modeled after Rymer and offered relatively close analyses of 20 contemporary plays Author: Paul D.

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See John Loftis, Steele at Drury Lane (Berkeley, ) pp. 13– () The Last Restoration Comedies — Farquhar, Centlivre and Steele. In: Restoration Comedy: Crises of Desire and Identity.

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George Colman the Younger, like the many other adapters of the story, found inspiration for Inkle and Yarico in Steele's Spectator #11 (13 March ), a defense of women's constancy in love. Steele, in turn, had embellished a story from Richard Ligon's True. Complete listing of Early Virginia Immigrants, (from book published by George Cabell Greer, now copyright-free) Each line contains from left to right: LAST & FIRST - Name of immigrant who came to America ARRIVAL - Year of immigrant arrival SPONSOR - Name of sponsoring person(s) paying passage of immigrant COUNTY - County in which sponsor received land for payment of passage.

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