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Of or relating to Charles I or Charles II of England.

[From Medieval Latin Carolus, Charles.]
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Adj.1.Carolean - of or relating to the life and times of kings Charles I or Charles II of England
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or even, especially in the case of the drama, that of Charles I, 1625-1649 (the Carolean period).
He is currently in the process of writing his dissertation, preliminarily entitled, " Thomas Killigrew and the Carolean Stage Rivalry in London, 1660-1682".
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.
Despite considerable variation in this period, she characterizes Carolean satire as generally "fierce and only rarely funny" (72).
As well as the obvious contrasts between Cromwellian success and Carolean failure on the foreign stage the story of the Naseby/Royal Charles also highlights some surprising similarities between the 1650s and the 1660s.
For those not using this book as a historical reference--its organization deliberately resists access as an introduction to Restoration politics--the book serves as a quirky and stylish account of the Carolean period--a designation Patterson would surely reject--whether one views these decades as a period of heroic resistance to royal tyranny or as a endlessly complex multi-plot drama featuring schemers trying to achieve political advantage on their own terms.
The virtue of this volume is in its uncovering still-new ways of remembering Elizabeth, and particularly, the political appropriations of Elizabeth in the Jacobean and late Carolean periods.
A two-year restoration project to restore the Carolean Garden at Packwood House, near Knowle, to its 19th century glory has now been completed.
Victoria Kahn carefully delineates the terms and stakes of the debate over that latter work in "the 'new' genre of pastoral romance," seeing in its representation of calculating self-interest the potential not only for an aesthetics based on pleasure and the passions (especially in translation, at the Carolean court) but also for the new "self-regulating subject" of political discourse.