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The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield


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"The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield" by Edward Robins is a historical account of the life and career of Anne Oldfield, a celebrated comedian in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The book delves into the theatrical world of London during that time, highlighting the transition from the licentiousness of the Restoration period to a more respectable era. The author paints a vivid picture of the social and cultural context in which Oldfield lived and performed, shedding light on the challenges and prejudices faced by actors and actresses of the time. Through detailed descriptions and anecdotes, the book captures the essence of Oldfield's rise to fame and her impact on the stage. It also explores the changing attitudes towards the theater and the evolving standards of morality in society. The narrative is rich in historical detail and offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of entertainment in the early modern period. With a blend of humor, insight, and historical analysis, "The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield" provides a compelling portrait of a remarkable woman and the theatrical milieu in which she thrived.

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  • Print Length: 268 Pages
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