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ENGL 452: English Drama From 1660 to 1800

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Eighteenth Century Drama: Censorship, Society and the Stage

This database features the John Larpent Collection from the Huntington Library – a unique archive of almost every play (about 2,500) submitted for license between 1737 and 1824. Included also are correspondence between key theatrical figures, diaries, biographical information, portraits, advertisements, playbills, historical information. Includes the following reference sources: The London Stage 1660-1800 and A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800.

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