Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708: The Career of George Farquhar

Literary essay

Elisabeth J Heard

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At the beginning of the eighteenth century, British theatre saw a shift from what critics call ‘Restoration’ to ‘sentimental’ comedy. Focusing on the career of the Irish dramatist George Farquhar (1678-1707), this book argues that experimentation was the basis for this change.