Eighteenth-Century Brechtians

Eighteenth-Century Brechtians

Theatrical Satire in the Age of Walpole

Schechter, Professor Joel

University of Exeter Press

04/2018

288

Mole

Inglês

9780859893350

15 a 20 dias

New in paperback. Eighteenth-Century Brechtians is a collection of essays by a well-known author on comic and radical political theatre. It looks at stage satires by John Gay, Henry Fielding, George Farquhar, Charlotte Charke, David Garrick and their contemporaries through the lens of Brecht's theory and practice.
World on Fire Fielding's Cibber Letters: Counterfeit Wit, Scurrility and Cartels Bertolt Brecht Writes The Beggar's Opera and The Great Mogul's Company of Comedians Revives John Gay's Polly Stage Mutineers Charlotte Charke's Tit for Tat; or Comedy and Tragedy at War: A Lost Play Recovered? Mrs Charke Escapes Hanging Garrick and Swift's School for Scandal With a Digression on Yoko Ono Brecht Praises Garrick's and Garrick Fever A Portrait of the Artists as Beggar's Opera Disciples Including David Garrick, Epic Actor Walpole in America The Future of Eighteenth-Century Brechtiana: Polly Exonerated Conclusion: The Future Promise of an Earlier Age Eighteenth-Century Brechtians: A Timetable of Events Eighteenth-Century Brechtians Cross-Dressing and Anti-Militarism in Brecht, Gay and Farquhar Polly Peachum, Punch and Judy, and Naivety Pirates and Polly: A Lost Messingkauf Dialogue The Duchess of Queensberry Becomes Polly Peachum Macheath Our Contemporary Swift in Hollywood: A Lost Messingkauf Dialogue Swift's Polite Conversation with Falstaff Henry Fielding, Brechtian Before Brecht Fielding's London Merchant, and Lillo's Literarization of Fielding's Plays Tom Thumb Jones, Child Actress A World on Fire Fielding's Cibber Letters: Counterfeit Wit, Scurrility and Cartels Bertolt Brecht Writes The Beggar's Opera and The Great Mogul's Company of Comedians Revives John Gay's Polly Stage Mutineers Charlotte Charke's Tit for Tat; or Comedy and Tragedy at War: A Lost Play Recovered? Mrs Charke Escapes Hanging Garrick and Swift's School for Scandal With a Digression on Yoko Ono Brecht Praises Garrick's and Garrick Fever A Portrait of the Artists as Beggar's Opera Disciples Including David Garrick, Epic Actor Walpole in America The Future of Eighteenth-Century Brechtiana: Polly Exonerated Conclusion: The Future Promise of an Earlier Age Eighteenth-Century Brechtians: A Timetable of Events
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