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John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings

Author: Uwe Böker; Ines Detmers; Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006.
Series: Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 105.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : GermanView all editions and formats
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When Richard Steele remarked that "the greatest Evils in human Society are such as no Law can come at", he was not able to forsee the spectacular success of John Gay's satire of society, the administration of law and crime, politics, the Italian opera and other topics. Gay's The Beggar's Opera, with its mixture of witty dialogue and popular songs, was imitated by 18th century writers, criticized by those on the  Read more...
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John Gay's The beggar's opera, 1728-2004.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006
(OCoLC)76873981
Named Person: John Gay; John Gay; John Gay; John Gay; John Gay; John Gay
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Uwe Böker; Ines Detmers; Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
ISBN: 9042021136 9789042021136 9781429481366 1429481366
OCLC Number: 733076044
Language Note: Texts in German (7) or English (5), with some quoted passages in Portuguese also translated into German.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (347 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 105.
Responsibility: edited by Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers and Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos.

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When Richard Steele remarked that "the greatest Evils in human Society are such as no Law can come at", he was not able to forsee the spectacular success of John Gay's satire of society, the administration of law and crime, politics, the Italian opera and other topics. Gay's The Beggar's Opera, with its mixture of witty dialogue and popular songs, was imitated by 18th century writers, criticized by those on the seats of power, but remained a favourite of the English theatre public ever since. With N. Playfair's 1920 revival and B. Brecht's and K. Weill's 1928 Dreigroschenoper, Gay'

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