Restoration and Georgian theatre reading list

Baer, Marc, Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992

Bevis, Richard W., English Drama: Restoration and Eighteenth Century 1660-1789, London: Longman,1988

Bolton, Betsy, Women, Nationalism, and the Romantic Stage: Theatre and Politics in Britain, 1780-1800, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001

Bratton, Jacky, New Readings in Theatre History, Cambridge,  Cambridge University Press, 2003

Burns, Edward, Restoration Comedy: Crises of Desire and Identity, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1987

Findlay, Alison,  Hodgson-Wright, Stephanie and Gweno Williams, Women and Dramatic Production, 1550-1700, Harlow: Longman, 2000

Fisk, Deborah Payne, The Cambridge Companion to English Restoration Theatre (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Highfill, Philp H., and others, A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800, 16 Vols., Carbondale & Edwardsville,  Southern Illinois University Press, 1973-93

Howe, Elizabeth, The First English Actresses: Women and Drama 1660-1700,Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992

Masters, Anthony, The Play of Personality in the Restoration Theatre, Woodbridge, The Boydell Press, 1992

Morgan, Fidelis, The Female Wits: Women Playwrights of the Restoration,  London: Virago,1981

Nicoll, Allardyce,The Garrick Stage: Theatres and Audience in the Eighteenth Century, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980

Orr, Bridget, Empire and the English Stage, 1660-1714, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2001

Powell, Jocelyn, Restoration Theatre Production, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984

Richards, Kenneth and Thomson, Peter, eds., The Eighteenth Century English Stage, London: Methuen, 1972

Scouten, Arthur H., Restoration and 18th Century Drama,  London: Macmillan,1980

Stone, George Winchester Jr., ed., The Stage and the Page: London’s ‘Whole Show’ in the Eighteenth Century Theatre, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981

Stern, Tiffany, Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Taylor, George, The French Revolution and the London Stage, 1789-1805, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000

Thomas, David, ed., Theatre in Europe: A Documentary History, Restoration and Georgian England 1660-1788,   Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989

West, Shearer, The Image of the Actor: Verbal and Visual Representation in the Age of Garrick and Kemble,   London: Pinter Publishers, 1991

Woodfield, Ian, Opera and Drama in Eighteenth-Century London: The King's Theatre, Garrick and the Business of Performance, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001

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