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Restoration Drama

Technically and historically, while the Restoration began on Charles II’s return to the English throne in 1660, the “characteristics” of Restoration drama began to appear in the Carolinian dramas...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2012 3:51 pm UTC

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Restoration Drama

In many ways, the Restoration was a golden age of satire. There were several different genres in which this was expressed. Although the epic flourished during the Restoration, a satirical version...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2017 6:41 am UTC

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Restoration Drama

The genre of the heroic tragedy developed during the Restoration years. It featured lyric and emphatic dialogues, idealized characters, exotic contexts and dramatic plots. As the most respected...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2010 2:53 am UTC

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Restoration Drama

I am not sure if you mean English literature specifically. Here is a link for Restoration literature: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Restoration_literature English literature in the Restoration:...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2011 3:19 am UTC

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Restoration Drama

We have great resources and links for the play 'Love for Love' by William Congreve right here on enotes! Also lots of other Restoration information - I will provide you with the link. This racy...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2010 12:33 am UTC

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Restoration Drama

Thomas Betterton is widely regarded as the greatest actor of the English Restoration period. Betterton was born in or around the year 1635 in London, England. As a young man, he was apprenticed by...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2016 4:24 pm UTC

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