A Companion to Restoration Drama

A Companion to Restoration Drama

Editor(s): Susan J. Owen

Published Online: 27 FEB 2013 08:12PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780631219231

Online ISBN: 9781118663400

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663400

About this Book

This Companion illustrates the vitality and diversity of dramatic work 1660 to 1710. Twenty-five essays by leading scholars in the field bring together the best recent insights into the full range of dramatic practice and innovation at the time.


  • Introduces readers to the recent boom in scholarship that has revitalised Restoration drama
  • Explores historical and cultural contexts, genres of Restoration drama, and key dramatists, among them Dryden and Behn

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Drama in Context

  2. Part II: Kinds of Drama

  3. Part III: Dramatists

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