Mongrel Forms: Tragedy, Comedy, and Mixed Genres in Britain, 1680-1760

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Davis, Vivian;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: British and Irish literature | Theater history | Gender studies | Comedy | Gender | Genre | Mongrel | Theater | Tragedy

This dissertation analyzes the unlicensed mixtures of tragedy and comedy that appeared in the playhouses, periodicals, and novels of the eighteenth century. Scholars have argued that in the Restoration's coterie theaters, the tragicomic dialectic functioned as a heurist... View more
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