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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 at Stratford-upon-Avon, a Carolean mansion dating to the 1600s, now converted into a series of homes.
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.
(33) By putting this critical debate about dramatic tradition in the context of the tragedies produced in 1678, we can determine not only what components of the ancient and native traditions dramatists considered to be viable models, but more important, what they added as the Carolean contribution to the tragic form.
In stark contrast to Mithridates and Timon, Tate's Brutus of Alba, the Dryden-Lee Oedipus, and Banks's The Destruction of Troy appear as large-scale epics, inheritors of the Carolean heroic tradition.
In describing the first of these periods, Marshall follows Hume in using the term "Carolean" rather than "Restoration," as she wishes to avoid careless platitudes about some "Restoration mode" of satire.
"Carolean" seems, in fact, less descriptive than "Restoration," as it was indeed the restoration of the Stuart king, with all its conjoined political, religious, and social ramifications, that overshadowed this entire era and was never far from the mind of writers and people in general.
Arthur Davies, the distinguished interior designer often used by Cunard, spun a pot pourri of public spaces which included a Carolean smoking room, Palladian lounge, Louis XVI restaurant, Adamesque drawing room, Jacobean grill room and an indoor pool with Egyptian replicas from the British Museum.
Identification of fatty acids were carried out by comparing sample FAME peak relative retention times with those obtained for Alltech (Carolean Industrial Drive, State College, PA, USA) standards.
"Thomas Killigrew's Early Managerial Career: Carolean Stage Rivalry in London, 1663-1668".