Carolean


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Carolean

Said of the periods of the reigns of King Charles I (1625–1649) and Charles II (1660–1685) of England; also called Caroline.
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Clopton House is a photogenic Carolean mansion, dating to the 1600s, built impressively close to StratforduponAvon and complete with a longish mention in Pevsner.
Clopton House at Stratford-upon-Avon, a Carolean mansion dating to the 1600s, now converted into a series of homes.
For Hume's discussion of the "philosophical libertine," taking Marriage A-la-Mode as "the first serious presentation and analysis of libertine ideas in Carolean comedy," see 42-43.
Plas Newydd at Glynllifon near Caernarfon is a Grade ll* listed Carolean, moated manor house dating from around 1632 with even earlier origins.
But his new artistic concerns--apparent in his admission that rhyme hinders the expression of passion and pity--reflect the changing form of serious drama among Carolean playwrights.
But closer attention to the artistic choices of all playwrights writing at this time does draw attention to two equally important and often overlooked features of Carolean tragedy: the great variety of dramatic forms which tragedy could assume and the increasing use of spectacle, not only as a grandiose means of evoking tragic effect, but also as a defining characteristic of English tragedy.
A sexy, bloody, villain tragedy, Abdelazer was clearly intended to tap into the popularity of horror and gore on the Carolean stage.
Banks also allows Alexander to kill the conspiring Cassander, an act that departs from history, but is, in terms of the decorum of Carolean tragedy, more appropriate than allowing the traitors to escape as Lee does.