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Pepys on the Restoration stage

Samuel Pepys

Pepys on the Restoration stage

by Samuel Pepys

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Published by Benjamin Blom in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by] Helen McAfee.
ContributionsMcAfee, Helena.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,353p.,[6] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23128709M

January Despite turbulent times Pepys’ social life in the early months of the diary sets a pattern that will become familiar. He has dinner and supper with friends, attends a party at the home of Navy surgeon James Pearse, which is a little too wild for Pepys and his wife, Elizabeth ().He also hosts his own party for family and some friends at Mountagu’s lodgings in Whitehall Palace ().   Glowing plate-glass towers now cover the marshland and mudflats of Samuel Pepys’s London. Will Self sets out along the Thames to rediscover the city chronicled by the famous diarist.

  The Restoration Playgoer - Samuel Pepys's theatre Samuel Pepys portrait from by J. Hayls When the London theatres reopened in after being closed for eighteen years by the Puritans during England's brief dalliance with republicanism, one of the first playgoers was the famous diarist, woman groper and Admiralty official Samuel Pepys. Three books set in the Restoration era London of Samuel Pepys, with him as a secondary character. I think #2 is still my favourite (actually one of my favourite books of the past ten years), but I /5.

  From gristly pies to posting a letter, this account vividly captures the details of daily life during the age of Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London PD Smith Fri Author: PD Smith. Buy The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Pepys, Samuel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().


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Yale University Press, - Theater - pages. 0 Reviews. Of the plays 32 PEPYS ON THE RESTORATION STAGE from Pierre Corneille, alone, Pepys saw five, eadi performed several times over, The Cid, Heradius ("an excellent play, to my extraordinary content"), Horace, The Mistaken Beauty, and Pompey the Great.

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Book Description Described by Samuel Pepys as 'the best actor in the world', Thomas Betterton was the most respected actor and manager of the Restoration stage. David Roberts presents an array of new findings and conclusions about Betterton's life and career in this detailed and entertaining by: 4.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Pepys on the restoration stage" See other formats. By Roger Boyle (April ; pub) As already noted elsewhere on this site, this play is unique for including so much promptbook annotation in the published text.

As such, it provides an invaluable resource for the student of Restoration staging. The Diary of Samuel Pepys. The s represent a turning point in English history, and for the main events -- the Restoration, the Dutch War, the Great Plague and the Fire of London -- Pepys provides a definitive eyewitness account.4/5.

Pepys was a fan of Nell Gwyn, today perhaps the most famous Restoration actress, who was also a mistress of the King. Nell began her theatrical life as an orange seller (or ‘orange-girl’) at the King’s Playhouse and graduated to the stage at the age of fourteen around Pepys’s entry suggests that any model of the LIF stage derived from analysis of post-‘alteration’ LIF plays, my own included, may not be applicable to the first LIF productions.

Discussion of this first period of production must, therefore, consider a possible earlier version of the LIF stage arrangement. One of these operas, 'The Siege of Rhodes', turns up in many anthologies of Restoration plays and was the source of the heroic verse drama that would dominate Restoration theatre.

Some of his operas would be staged at the Cockpit Theatre. When Pepys began in diary in January the ban remained in place, but its enforcement was somewhat relaxed.

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys although beyond the Restoration, the Plague, the Great Fire and the war with the Dutch, and the handy markers in the development of Restoration fashion (of which he is a dedicated follower), the book has much that can /5().

Introduction --The critics and Pepys's material on the stage --Pepys as a dramatic historian --Pepys and the Restoration theatre --References in Pepys Diary to the Restoration stage --Shakespeare's plays --Other pre-Restoration plays --Plays of uncertain date --Contemporary Restoration plays --Foreign plays and translations --Drolls and puppet-plays --The actors --The actresses --The playwrights --The.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self who lurks unseen on the edges of this book.) Pepys's own shift of allegiance at the time of the Restoration is shrewdly explained, as. The Diary of Samuel Pepys and millions of other books are available for instant access.

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S ir Robert Merivel, the narrator and unheroic protagonist of Rose Tremain's novel Restoration, is a libidinous hedonist who likes to style himself a man of his age, this being the early years of the reign of Charles II.

When Rose Tremain came to discuss the novel at the Guardian book club, she told us that. The Mad Lover is a Jacobean stage play, a tragicomedy by John was initially published in the first Beaumont and Fletcher folio of Fletcher's sole authorship was specified during the 17th century by his friend Sir Aston displays Fletcher's distinctive pattern of stylistic and textual preferences throughout the text, so that his authorship is not questioned.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pepys, Samuel, Pepys on the restoration stage.

New Haven, Yale University Press;[etc., etc.] Full Samuel Pepys Club interview 27 March Samuel Pepys and the virus 25 March Email, Twitter & Mastodon Receive diary entries by email daily.

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