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Introduction: Theatre, Theatricality, and Disorder

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print January 1992 | ISBN: 9780198112501
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670787 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0002
Introduction: Theatre, Theatricality, and Disorder

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This chapter discusses the interpenetration of theatricality and disorder. An interpretative framework for the topics included in the book is also given in this chapter. It is is argued that the mental universe of many Old Price rioters had severely limited political perceptions and possibilities. Additionally, there are three propositions discussed in this chapter that are related to the theatre during the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

Keywords: theatricality; disorder; Old Price rioters; perceptions; theatre

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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