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Ireland, Enlightenment and the English Stage, 1740-1820

Ireland, Enlightenment and the English Stage, 1740-1820

Scholars of eighteenth-century Britain, Ireland, and Enlightenment theatre will welcome this book as it uncovers the considerable contribution made by Irish actors and playwrights to Georgian English theatre. It connects Irish patriotism with new historiography, revealing how theatrical culture demanded political and economic autonomy.

David O'Shaughnessy (Trinity College Dublin)

  • Cambridge University Press
  • 9781108703154
  • 282 pages
  • €26.83
  • Paperback / softback
  • United Kingdom
  • Literary studies: plays & playwrights

Eastwood