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English stage comedy

W. K. Wimsatt

English stage comedy

by W. K. Wimsatt

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Published by Columbia U.P. .
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Subject: English drama (Comedy) Sub-subjects. English Comedy by Ashley Horace Thorndike (3 copies) The wonder of a kingdome. by Thomas Dekker (3 copies) Cavalcade of Comedy by Anon (2 copies) Ben Jonson's basic comic characters, and other essays by James Edwin Savage (2 copies).   And, with audiences of over 8 million, the most popular TV comedy at the moment is Mrs Brown's Boys, a piece that first achieved popularity in Ireland as a series of stage farces involving.

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Start studying English 8 Drama. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. a number used by libraries to classify a book, identifying it and indicating its placement on the shelves. the stage and scenery for a play. setting. the mood, time, and place in which a play or story occurs. The Burning Pestle terms of merriment and delight are key to the early commercial play Mucedorus, which was the best selling early modern play in print. 29 Published as A Most pleasant Comedie of Mucedorus with the merie conceites of Mouse in , by which point the play was about ten years old, the play’s title not only uses an.


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OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Introduction: The criticism of comedy / by W.K. Wimsatt, Jr. --From ritual to comedy: an examination of Henry IV / by C.L.

Barber --The tempest and the ancient comic / by Bernard Knox --Unifying symbols in the comedy of Ben Jonson / by Ray L. Heffner, Jr. --Restoration comedy and later / by Marvin Mudrick --The last plays of.

Read the full-text online edition of English Stage Comedy (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, English Stage Comedy English Stage Comedy. OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in by Columbia University Press and reprinted with permission of the original publisher.

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