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Unformatted text preview: Class 5 Notes 23:06 Theatre should have a lasting impact Shakespeare is easily transformed into the present because of what we look for in him But as always the adaptation reveals more about the time period than the work itself Restoration and Enlightenment Contexts 18C English Civil War (1642-1649) and the Commonwealth (1649-1660) Charles I removed by Puritans and beheaded – also known as the interregnum period (or between reigns) Charles II comes back from France in 1660 to assume the monarchy and thus the Restoration (1660-1700) People compensate for Puritan oppression by partying 19 th Century Contexts The Advent of Modernity Explosive scientific, technological, and organizational growth Networks created that connect people due to technology (ex. trains) Increased mobility and circulation (of objects, people, and information) Movement away from Cottage Industry with the Industrial Revolution and the growth of...
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