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short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage

Jeremy Collier

short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage

by Jeremy Collier

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Published by Wilhelm Fink in Munchen .
Written in English


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Statementnachdruck der 3. Auflage von 1698 mit einem bibliographischen Nachwortvon Ulrich Broich.
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Open LibraryOL13794827M

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1. Jeremy Collier’s A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage attacked among others. (a) John Bunyan (b) Th. A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage Argued that the purpose of drama was to teach a moral lesson and current drama is not doing .

By the time Jeremy Collier’sA Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage() triggered an avalanche of pamphlets both for and against the theater, England had endured a civil war, celebrated the subsequent Restoration of the Stuart monarchy, and weathered the Glorious Revolution, which exiled James II and brought William and Mary to the throne. In Collier produced his famous Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage 0 In that year the Great Fire of London, following on the Great Plague, roused the superstitious fears of the people, and the House of Commons embodied the general feeling in .


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Short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage by Jeremy Collier Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Short View Of The Immorality And Profaneness Of The English Stage, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. In English literature: Dryden scourge in Jeremy Collier, whose A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage () comprehensively indicted the Restoration stage tradition.

The theoretical frame of Collier’s tract is crude, but his strength lay in his dogged citation of evidence from published play texts, especially when the charge. p. The Miſbehaviour of the Stage upon this account.: p.

CHAP. Immorality encouraged by the Stage.: p. The Stage Poets make Libertines their Top-Characters, and give them Succeſs in their Debauchery.: p. A Character of their fine Gentleman.: p. Their fine Ladies Accompliſh'd much after the ſame manner.: p. The Young People of Figure in Plautus and.

Essay of Dramatic Poesie [], John Dryden 84pp A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage [], Jeremy Collier pp A Short Vindication of the Relapse and the Provok'd Wife [], John Vanbrugh 84pp Amendments of Mr Collier's False and Imperfect Citations [], William Congreve pp Animadversions on Mr.

A Short View of the Immorality, and Profaneness of the English Stage Jeremy Collier Limited preview - A Short View of the Immorality, and Profaneness of the English Stage. A Short View of the Immorality, and Profaneness of the English Stage Together with the Sense of Antiquity on this Argument Language: English: LoC Class: PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections: Subject: Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Early works to Subject: Theater -- England -- Early works to.

Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collier, Jeremy, Short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage.

Jeremy Collier, "A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage" () Introduction. Jeremy Collier (–) was a clergyman who refused to swear allegiance to William III and Mary II after the revolution of In he was outlawed for publicly absolving two prisoners involved in a plot to assassinate William III.

A SHORT. VIEW. OF THE. Immorality, and Profaneness. OF THE. English Stage, TOGETHER. With the Sence of Antiquity upon this Argument. By JEREMY COLLIER, M.A. London, Printed for S. Keble at the Turk's-Head in Fleetstreet, R.

Sare at Gray's-Inn-Gate, and H. Hindmarsh against the Exchange in Cornhil. THE. PREFACE. Being convinc'd that nothing has gone farther in Debauching the Age. According to the reference, the play ahem, pamphlet is named "A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage".

Why is the "A" dropped elsewhere in the article, and in the title. Dbenbenn13 Jan (UTC). From A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage ()1 By Jeremy Collier [Preface] Being convinc'd that nothing has gone farther in Debauching the Age than the Stage Poets, and Play-House, I thought I could not employ my time better than in writing against them.

TheseFile Size: KB. The Stage-Poets make their Principal Perſons Vitious, and reward them at the End of the Play. The Lines of Virtue and Vice are Struck out by Nature in very Legible Diſtinctions; They tend to a different Point, and in the greater Inſtances the Space between them is eaſily perceiv'd.

A DEFENCE OF THE Short View OF THE Profaneness and Immorality OF THE English STAGE, &c. Being a REPLY To Mr. Congreve 's Amendments, &c. And to the Vindication of the Author of the Relapse. By Ieremy Collier, M. Short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage: together with the sense of antiquity upon this argument.

by Collier, Jeremy, A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage; Together with the Sense of Antiquity Upon this Argument.

Ed: Author: Jeremy Collier: Publisher: S. Keble, Original from: Austrian National Library: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. "Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage" is an anti-theatre pamphlet written in by the Non-juror bishop and divine Jeremy r attacks the most popular recent comedies on the London stage, notably "Love For Love" () by William Congreve and "The Relapse" () by John target of Collier's "Immorality" charge is the lack of poetic.

tion of the Short View of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage (London, ), 6. As early as Collier says, "As for the Stage, I almost despair of doing them any Ser-vice" (A Second Defence of the Short View of the Prophaneness and Immorality.

The growing indignation was voiced from time to time in published protests, of which the last, inwas the over-zealous but powerful 'Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage' by Jeremy Collier, which carried the more weight because the author was not a Puritan but a High-Church bishop and partisan of the Stuarts.

A short view of the immorality, and profaneness of the English stage together with the sense of antiquity upon this argument / by Jeremy Collier Collier, Jeremy, London: Printed for S.

Keble. Jeremy Collier’s Short view of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage, published insignaled the public opposition to the real or fancied improprieties of plays staged during the previous three decades.

“The business of plays is. A SHORT VIEW OF THE Immorality, and Profaneness OF THE English Stage, TOGETHER With the Sense of Antiquity upon this Argument, By JEREMY COLLIER, M. A. London, Printed for S. Keble at the Turk's-Head in Fleetstreet, R.

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London, Printed for S. the Turk'$-FIud in Fleetßreet, at Grays-Ina-Gne, in Holborn, and 43ínùmav1V againlt the Exchange in Cornhil. -A Puritan minister who wrote "A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage" -Some historians suggest that his treatise marked the end of the theatrical Resoration Susanna Centlivre.