The Six Days Adventure, or the New Utopia. A Comedy, as it is acted at his Royal Highness the Duke of York's Theatre

TitleThe Six Days Adventure, or the New Utopia. A Comedy, as it is acted at his Royal Highness the Duke of York's Theatre
Year for Search1671
Authors[Howard], [Edward](1624-1712)
Date Published1671
PublisherTho. Dring
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
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Satire set in Utopia. Emphasis on women’s rights. Women take over the government, but the men all decide to leave and under this threat the women choose to return to their previous subservient roles. See Aphra Behn, “To the Honourable Edward Howard, on his Comedy, The New Utopia.” The Works of Aphra Behn. Ed. Montague Summers. 6 vols. (London: William Heinemann, 1915), 6: 204-07; rpt. as “To the Author of the New Utopia.” In The Works of Aphra Behn. Ed. Janet Todd 7. vols. (London: William Pickering/Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1992), 1: 3-5.

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(1624-1712)

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1671 [Howard, Edward] (1624-1712. The Six Days Adventure, or the New Utopia. A Comedy, as it is acted at his Royal Highness the Duke of York’s Theatre. London: Tho. Dring. L

Satire set in Utopia. Emphasis on women’s rights. Women take over the government, but the men all decide to leave and under this threat the women choose to return to their previous subservient roles. See Aphra Behn, “To the Honourable Edward Howard, on his Comedy, The New Utopia.” The Works of Aphra Behn. Ed. Montague Summers. 6 vols. (London: William Heinemann, 1915), 6: 204-07; rpt. as “To the Author of the New Utopia.” In The Works of Aphra Behn. Ed. Janet Todd 7. vols. (London: William Pickering/Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1992), 1: 3-5.