The battle of the stages : the conflict between the theatre and the institutions of government and religion in England 1660-1890

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Scales, Roger W;
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Between 1660 and 1880 a number of Royal Patents were granted and Acts of ParI iament passed whose purpose and effect, it has generally been acknowledged, was to restrict the spread and availability of English theatre, in particular that within the two cities of the metr... View more
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