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The Female wits.

The Female wits.

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manley, Mrs. 1663-1724 -- Drama.,
  • Trotter, Catharine, 1679-1749 -- Drama.,
  • Pix, Mary, 1666-1720 -- Drama.,
  • Women dramatists -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIntrod. by Lucyle Hook.
    SeriesAugustan Reprint Society. Publication, no. 124, Publication (Augustan Reprint Society) ;, no. 124.
    ContributionsHook, Lucyle., M., W., W. M., Mr., fl. 1697.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3291.M3 F4 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5599117M
    LC Control Number68005122

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    A Match of Wits is the fourth book in Jen Turanos Ladies of Distinction series, coming after A Change of Fortune, A Most Peculiar Circumstance, and A Talent for Trouble. I have absolutely loved every single book in this series, and A Match of Wits is no exception!/5(50).   Includes bibliographical references (p. []) The Female wits: women playwrights on the London stage Item PreviewPages:

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INTRODUCTION. The Female Wits; Or, The Triumvirate of Poets at Rehearsal, published anonymously in with "written by Mr. M." on the titlepage, was played at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane around October, A devastating satire in the manner of Buckingham's The Rehearsal, it attacks all plays by women playwrights but Mary de la Riviere Manley's blood and thunder female tragedy, The.

Female playwrights emerged in England in the midth Century. Their plays, popular at the time, faded into obscurity until they were rescued in Ms. Fidelis Morgan’s groundbreaking book The Female Wits. Morgan, currently in Davis at the Granada Artist-In-Residence, will perform the illustrated lecture, as originally commissioned by the National Theatre of Great Britain.

By Anne Bradstreet. To sing of Wars, of Captains, and of Kings, Of Cities founded, Common-wealths begun, For my mean Pen are too superior things; Or how they all, or each their dates have run, Let Poets and Historians set these forth. My obscure lines shall not so dim their worth. But when my wond’ring eyes and envious heart.

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The female wits, or, The triumvirate of poets at rehearsal by W. Mr.,s.n. edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Female Wits,2 occupies an important historical position in seventeenth-century theater. The mere fact that a male author (or authors) felt the need to write a scathing satire against his female counterparts, particularly Delariviere Manley, suggests something of the threat that "female wits" like Manley, Mary Fix, and Katherine Trotter posed to the.

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The final decade of the century saw changes and challenges to the London commercial stage, including Jeremy Collier’s attack on it for profanity and immorality.

Dramatists including Dryden, Congreve, and Southerne defended their writings as promoting good morality, while a group of female dramatists comprising Mary Pix, Delarivier Manley, and Catharine Trotter became a target of satire. Fidelis Morgan (born 8 August ) is an English actress and writer.

She has acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, in repertory in various British cities and in the West End transfer of Noël Coward's The Vortex.

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