Eighteenth Century Drama

Also known as: 18th Century Drama

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Eighteenth Century Drama is a collection of digitized play manuscripts and includes nearly every play submitted for license in the United Kingdom from 1737-1824.

Includes hundreds of documents that provide social context for the plays, featuring: the John Larpent Collection of Plays from the Huntington Library, supplementary documents including Anna Larpent Diaries, A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 and The London Stage, which lists every traceable performance in London from the Restoration of 1660 up to 1800.



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Date Coverage

  • 1737-1824

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