The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Mary Robinson|
|Performance of text||Anne Plumptre|
The advertisement for the book in print, like the pre-notification, was carried by Jopson's Coventry Mercury. The volume was dedicated to the dramatist Bertie Greatheed . It was issued in two forms: ordinary copies...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Christopher St John||
The First Actress draws an implicit parallel between the admission of women to the vote and their admission to stage acting at the Restoration. Peggy Hughes , presented as first woman in the London professional...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Mary Julia Young||
MJY 's poem, in fast-moving heroic couplets, opens with Genius invoking the aid of Fancy. Fancy insists that the most beautiful and versatile of the muses is Thalia (who presides over comedy). After urging the...