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  • Author:
    Jeremy Collier
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    0854176209
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    Scolar Press (January 1, 1972)
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scourge in Jeremy Collier, whose A Short View of the Immorality . 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.

scourge in Jeremy Collier, whose A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage (1698) comprehensively indicted the Restoration stage tradition.

In March 1698, Jeremy Collier published his anti-theatre pamphlet, A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage; in the pamphlet, Collier attacks a number of playwrights: William Wycherley, John Dryden, William Congreve, John . .

In March 1698, Jeremy Collier published his anti-theatre pamphlet, A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage; in the pamphlet, Collier attacks a number of playwrights: William Wycherley, John Dryden, William Congreve, John Vanbrugh, and Thomas D’Urfey. Collier attacks rather recent, rather popular comedies from the London stage; he accuses the playwrights of profanity, blasphemy, indecency, and undermining public morality through the sympathetic depiction of vice.

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With the Senſe of Antiquityupon this Argument, By JEREMY COLLIER, . London, Printed for S. Keble at the Turk's-Headin Fleetſtreet, R. Sare at Gray's-Inn-Gate,and H. Hindmarſh againſt the Exchange inCornhil. 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