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Theatre and the Constitution

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/9780198112501.003.0005
Theatre and the Constitution

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This chapter discusses the ideological underpinnings of the riots and rioters. The discussions in this chapter explain clearly what exactly stunned Holland, Folkestone, More, and Windham. This is done through careful observations of the tensions that arose in the early nineteenth century, from domestic and international politics to the contradictions between the theatre as a place of performance and a source of profits.

Keywords: international politics; riots; rioters; Holland; Folkestone; More; Windham; constitution; theatre

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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