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Pepys on the Restoration stage

Helen McAfee

Pepys on the Restoration stage

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Published by Yale University Press, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pepys, Samuel, -- 1633-1703.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [327]-336. - Includes index.

    Statementby Helen McAfee.
    SeriesElizabethan Club series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 353 p., [6] leaves of plates (inc. front.) :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15484836M

      Pepys's London book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Everyday life in the teeming metropolis during Pepys's time in the ci /5(9). "Restoration comedy" is English comedy written and performed in the Restoration period from to Comedy of manners is used as a synonym of Restoration comedy. After public stage performances had been banned for 18 years by the Puritan regime, the re-opening of the theatres in signalled a renaissance of English drama. Sexually explicit language was encouraged by King .


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Samuel Pepys. 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.

Pepys On The Restoration Stage () by Samuel Pepys,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 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.

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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. Pepys on the restoration stage Item Preview Pepys on the restoration stage by Pepys, Samuel, ; McAfee, Helen, ed.

Publication date English. The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original Pages: The Diary of Samuel Pepys [Pepys, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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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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.

Join the Pepys’ Diary email discussion group. Follow in real time on Twitter or on Mastodon. RSS feeds Diary entries; Encyclopedia topics. Wednesday 6 June In the morning I had letters come, that told me among other things, that my Lord’s place of Clerk of the Signet was fallen to him, which he did most lovingly tell me that I should execute, in case he could not get a better employment for me at the end of the year.

Because he thought that the Duke of York would command all, but he hoped that the Duke would not remove me. Samuel Pepys ( - ) was a celebrated English diarist who provided a rare personal account of events during the English Restoration period, including the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War, and the Great Fire of London.

He was a member of. 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(). It is a daily journal and so is an unusual gives a real insight into conditions at the time for people in the serrvice of the king or one stage Pepys sells his job for 4 years wage and presumably the purchaser profited from the patronage of the position and the gifts he would obtain for using his 4/5(28).

Pepys On The Restoration Stage (): ISBN () Hardcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Founded inhas become a leading book. Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution, National Maritime Museum, 20 November –28 March • This article was amended on 16 November An earlier version said Pepys had a gallstone.

Restoration is the story of Robert Merrivel, the son of James the second's glove-maker and a man very much of his age, dedicated, as the book opens, to little more than pleasure and idleness but doomed to experience a series of triumphs and disasters that will develop in him a greater understanding of both himself and society he inhabits.4/5.

The detailed private diary that Pepys kept from until is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period.

It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War, and the Great Fire of London. PLEASING MR PEPYS is a fabulous portrayal of Restoration London. In the historical notes at the end Deborah Swift tells us that she was very much inspired by Samuel Pepys' own diaries, and most of the characters she has created have stepped right out of his pages with Swift using them to paint a picture of what might have been/5.

Buy Pepys on the Restoration Stage () from Walmart Canada. Shop for more available online at Eleanor Gwyn (2 February – 14 November ; also spelled Gwynn, Gwynne) was a prolific celebrity figure of the Restoration period.

Praised by Samuel Pepys for her comic performances as one of the first actresses on the English stage, she became best known for being a long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and "pretty, witty Nell" by Pepys, she has been Children: Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St.

As the lengthy subtitle suggests, this book is a storehouse of information about everyday life in Restoration London and counts The Diary of Samuel Pepys as one of its many sources.

Quinsey, Katherine M., Broken Boundaries: Women & Feminism in Restoration. Both Samuel Pepys's frank Diary and John Evelyn's anxiously tidied account of the first years of the Restoration remain vivid today.

Willes's book is a 'must' for anyone interested in people, or London, or the growth of society after the King returned."—Liza Picard, author of Restoration London.The Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland took place in when King Charles II returned from exile in Europe.

The preceding period of the Protectorate and the civil wars, came to be known as the Interregnum (–). The term Restoration is also used to describe the period of several years after, in which a new political settlement was Followed by: Georgian era.Samuel Pepys FRS (/ p iː p s / PEEPS; 23 February – 26 May ) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man.

Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work Alma mater: Magdalene College, Cambridge.