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Eighteenth-century women playwrights

Author: Derek Hughes
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2001.
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This six-volume anthology documents the history of women's drama throughout the 18th century, starting with the emergence in 1695-6 of the second generation of women dramatists to Aphra Benn. It  Read more...

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Eighteenth-century women playwrights.
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2001
(OCoLC)705973265
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Hughes
ISBN: 1851966161 9781851966165
OCLC Number: 44516751
Description: 6 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. The lost lover (1696) ; The royal mischief (1696) / Delarivier Manley. The fair captive (1721) ; A wife to be lett (1724) / Eliza Haywood ; edited by Margarete Rubik and Eva Mueller-Zettelmann --
v. 2. The deceiver deceived (1698) ; Queen Catharine (1698) / Mary Pix. Love at a loss (1701) ; The revolution of Sweden (1706) / Catherine Trotter ; edited by Anne Kelly --
v. 3. The basset-table (1705) ; The busie body (1709) ; The wonder : a woman keeps a secret (1714) ; A bold stroke for a wife (1718) / Susanna Centlivre ; edited by Jacqueline Pearson --
v. 4. The Platonic wife (1765) ; The double mistake (1766) ; The school for rakes (1769) ; A wife in the right (1772) / Elizabeth Griffith ; edited by Betty Rizzo --
v. 5. The runaway (1776) ; The belle's strategem (1777) ; A bold stroke for a husband (1783) ; The town before you (1794) / Hannah Cowley ; edited by Antje Blank --
v. 6. The widow's vow (1786) ; Such things are (1787) ; Next door neighbours (1791) ; Wives as they were and maids as they are (1797) / Elizabeth Inchbald ; edited by Angela J. Smallwood.
Other Titles: Women playwrights
Responsibility: general editor, Derek Hughes.

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