Standard Name: Shadwell, Thomas
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She was buried, after a stately funeral procession all the way to London, in the north transept of Westminster Abbey on 7 January 1674. Her husband wrote an inscription praising her books as well as...
|Friends, Associates||John Dryden||
Of these female disciples, Mary, Lady Chudleigh , and the younger Elizabeth Thomas enjoyed personal friendships with JD . But his career was conspicuous for professional enmities as well as friendships. His feud with Thomas Shadwell
|Intertextuality and Influence||Caryl Churchill||
Written in rhyming couplets, the drama keeps up a very fast pace with short, rapidly shifting scenes. The opening scene, taken directly from Thomas Shadwell 's 1692 drama The Volunteers, or the Stockjobbers, transforms...
|Literary responses||Aphra Behn||
The Tory content of this play (with that of The Roundheads) moved the Whig Thomas Shadwell to attack AB as a literary whore. At the same time the same charge was levelled against her...
She appeared in Thomas Shadwell 's adaptation of Shakespeare 's Timon of Athens. She seems to have had some provincial acting experience too, and is recorded on stage at Nottingham on 23 April 1717...
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It is difficult to summarise AB 's immense and complex importance for the history of women's writing. Virginia Woolf said she deserved from all women a tribute of flowers because she was the first to...
|Textual Production||Aphra Behn||
AB 's comedy The Widdow Ranter; or, The History of Bacon in Virginia, the first play to be set in British North America, had a posthumous performance at Drury Lane which may have been...
|Textual Production||Jean Marishall||
JM published at Edinburgh, by subscription, her play, Sir Harry Gaylove; or, Comedy in Embryo, after long and unsuccessful efforts to get it performed.
The character-name in her title had been used by...
17 August 1612
The trial of the Lancashire witches resulted in the execution of seven women and one man.
The comedy Epsom-Wells, by Thomas Shadwell , pushed back the boundaries of what was acceptable on stage, by presenting minor characters fresh from having sex.
By about September 1679
Thomas Shadwell 's comedyThe Woman Captain was first performed on stage.
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