British theatre and the other arts, 1660-1800

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Folger Shakespeare Library, 1984 - Performing Arts - 311 pages
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Fifteen outstanding scholars of theater, music, art, and literature explore the interrelations of eighteenth-century British theater and the various art forms that it incorporated into itself. The essays examine the theater's increasing reliance on set designers, costumers, musicians and composers, poets, dramatists, and librettists, focusing on the ways in which this dependence fundamentally changed the theater. Illustrated.

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Preface
9
Theatre Music and Dance
37
EighteenthCentury Opera in London before Handel
92
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