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The foundling : a comedy ; and, the gamester : a tragedy

Author: Edward Moore; Anthony Amberg
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Finally available to modern scholars, this book is the first critical edition of these two plays by Edward Moore. The success of the initial run of Moore's sentimental comedy The Foundling (1748) was due in part to its cast, which included Susannah Maria Cibber and David Garrick, and the play continued to enjoy moderate success on the London stage. It remained popular among critics throughout the eighteenth century
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Edward, 1712-1757.
Foundling.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604230924
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Moore; Anthony Amberg
ISBN: 0874135303 9780874135305
OCLC Number: 31411205
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Gamester
Responsibility: Edward Moore ; edited with an introduction and notes by Anthony Amberg.

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This volume is a critical edition of Edward Moore's two most important plays: his comedy The Foundling and his tragedy The Gamester. The old-spelling texts of the two plays been provided with full  Read more...

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