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Canfield, J. Douglas, and Maja-Lisa von Sneidern, eds., The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth Century Drama, concise ed., Broadview, 2003.

Composed of twenty-one plays, this anthology concentrates on Restoration drama and revolution drama with various subgenres. Each play contains extensive annotation and important historical information.

Gagen, Jean, "Hannah Cowley," in Restoration and Eighteenth Century Dramatists, 3d ed., edited by Paula R. Backscheider, Gale Research, 1989.

Gagen gives a brief yet thorough synopsis of Hannah Cowley's life and work. Information about Cowley is scarce; thus Gagen's short biography is an excellent resource.

Garrick, David, Diary of David Garrick, Ayer Press, 1928.

David Garrick, an eighteenth-century actor and theatre manager, was known for his openness to dramatic newcomers, especially women.

Woodfield, Ian, Opera and Drama in Eighteenth-Century London: The King's Theatre, Garrick, and the Business of Performance, Cambridge University Press, 2001.

This book explores the cultural and commercial life of opera...

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