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Disciplining Satire: The Censorship of Satiric Comedy on the Eighteenth-Century London Stage

@inproceedings{Sweeney2003DiscipliningST,
  title={Disciplining Satire: The Censorship of Satiric Comedy on the Eighteenth-Century London Stage},
  author={C. Sweeney},
  year={2003}
}
Matthew J. Kinservik. Disciplining Satire: The Censorship of Satiric Comedy on the Eighteenth-Century London Stage. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2002. 301 pp. $48.50.No study of the eighteenth-century theatre could possibly bypass the importance of the Licensing Act of 1737 on the development of English drama. In Disciplining Satire, Matthew Kinservik argues that the effect of the Licensing Act on English playwriting needs to be understood as more than a simple case of banishing satire… Expand
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