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Further Reading

Nicholas Rowe

Jenkins, Annibel. Nicholas Rowe. Twayne Publishers, Boston: 1977.

Canfield, J. Douglas. Nicholas Rowe and Christian Tragedy. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville: 1977.


Alarcon, Daniel Cooper and Athey, Stephanie (1995). Oroonoko's Gendered Economies of Honor/Horror: Reframing Colonial Discourse Studies in the Americas. Duke University Press.

Behn, A., Gallagher, C., & Stern, S. (2000). Oroonoko, or, The royal slave. Bedford cultural editions. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's.

Brown, Laura (1990). Romance of empire: Oroonoko and the trade in slaves. St. Martin's Press, Scholarly and Reference Division, New York. Dhuicq, Bernard (1979). "Additional Notes on Oroonoko", Notes & Queries, pp. 524–26.

Macdonald, Joyce Green (1998). "Race, Women, and the Sentimental in Thomas Southerne's Oroonoko", Criticism 40.

Restoration Tragedy

Rothstein, Eric. Restoration Tragedy: Form and the Process of Change. Greenwood Press, Westport: 1978.

Canfield, John Douglas. Heroes & States:  On the Ideology of Restoration Tragedy. University Press of Kentucky: Lexington, 2000.

Richard Steele

Bloom, Edward Alan. Joseph Addison and Richard Steele: The Critical Heritage. Routledge, New York: 1986.

Knight, Charles A. A Political Biography of Richard Steele.  Pickering & Chatto, London:  2009.

Mitchell, Louis D. “Command Performances During the Reign of George I.” Eighteenth Century Studies 7.3 (1974):  343-349. Print.

Tragic Acting Style

Roach, Joseph R. The Player's Passion. Associated University Presses, Cranbury: 1985.

The Indian Emperour

Derek Hughes, "Dryden's The Indian Emperour and Georges de Scudéry's Alaric," Review of English Studies, Vol. 33 No. 129 (February 1982), pp. 47-51.

Merle L. Perkins, "Dryden's The Indian Emperour and Voltaire's Alzire," Comparative Literature, Vol. 9 No. 3 (Summer 1957), pp. 229-37.