About the Book Theatre has been an important part of British and Irish culture, dating back to the Roman occupation. Medieval mystery plays and morality plays were performed at religious festivals. The reign of Elizabeth I the flowering of drama was personified by William Shakespeare. Puritans banned drama during the Interregnum of 1642—1660, but London theatres opened again with the Restoration o...
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chy in 1660, and flourished thereafter. In the 18th century, highbrow and provocative Restoration comedy was replaced by sentimental comedy, and domestic tragedy (George Lillo's The London Merchant, 1731), and a fascination with Italian opera. The Romanticism period (1798–1836) saw melodramas, light comedies, operas, pantomimes, translations of French farces, and Victorian burlesque. Drama was revived again in the late 19th century with plays on the London stage by the Irishmen George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde and the Norwegian Henrik Ibsen. JM Synge and Noel Coward contributed in the 20th century.About us Leopold Classic Library has the goal of making available to readers the classic books that have been out of print for decades. While these books may have occasional imperfections, we consider that only hand checking of every page ensures readable content without poor picture quality, blurred or missing text etc. That's why we:republish only hand checked books;that are high quality;enabling readers to see classic books in original formats; thatare unlikely to have missing or blurred pages.You can search "Leopold Classic Library" in categories of your interest to find other books in our extensive collection.Happy reading!