Fatal desire: women, sexuality, and the English stage, 1660-1720
Includes bibliographical references (p. -205) and indexes. Female spectatorship, Jeremy Collier, and the antitheatrical debate -- Women watching : the female spectator in late-seventeenth-century comedy -- Falling women : she-tragedy and sexual spectacle -- Women writing women : female authors of she-tragedy -- Nicholas Rowe and the second generation of she-tragedy -- Sex, politics, and the Hanoverian succession : refiguring Lady Jane Grey.
- LCC: PR698
- Dewey Decimal: 822/.3093522
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: viii, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (cloth : alk. paper)
- Literature & Fiction -- Drama -- British & Irish
- Literature & Fiction -- Drama -- History
- Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- British -- Classics -- General
- Literature & Fiction -- History & Criticism -- Criticism & Theory
- Arts & Photography -- Performing Arts -- Theater -- General
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Sociology
- Nonfiction -- Women's Studies
- English drama -- Restoration, 1660-1700 -- History and criticism
- Women in the theater -- England -- History -- 17th century
- English drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism
- Women and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century
- Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century
- Sex role in literature
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