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Published: 25 March 2018

272 Pages | 35 halftones

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198812425

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Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Edited by Oskar Cox Jensen, David Kennerley, and Ian Newman

  • Examines the career of Charles Dibdin- a songwriter, performer, and theatre manager, who was central to the invention of the one-man show
  • Explores what Dibdin's career can tell us about late Georgian cultural life and illustrates the variety of Dibdin's cultural output as characteristic of late eighteenth-century entertainment
  • Discussions span issues of race, entertainment, music, the press, the theatre, fine art, print culture, naval and military history, Austen studies, gender, politics, identity, and commerce, in a critical period of British and metropolitan history
  • Extensively illustrated
  • Includes a Chronology that provides helpful context