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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.
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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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Adaptations
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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.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Calendar of important adaptations and re-writings 1920-2004 --
From Gay to Brecht and beyond : imitation and re-writing of The beggar's opera --
1728 to 2004 / Uwe Boker / Ines Detmers / Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos --
John Gays The beggar's opera und die sozialhistorischen Kontexte : Satire, Kriminalitat, Ballade, Oper, Kommerzialisierung / Uwe Boker --
beggar's opera and its criminal law context / Ian Gallagher --
Die Fortsetzung der Beggar's opera : Polly (1728) / Horst Hohne --
Robert Walpole und Jonathan Wild : Die satirischen Bezugspersonen von John Gays The beggar's opera / Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos --
late eighteenth-century ballad opera and John Wilkes : The bow-street opera (1773) / Frank Engelmann --
Ekstasen der Sachlichkeit : Zur Dreigroschenoper (1928) von Bertolt Brecht und Kurt Weill / Klaus Schuhmacher --
John Gays the beggar's opera und Vaclav Havels Zebracka opera (1975) / Uwe Boker --
Opera Wonyosi (1977) : strategies of a postcolonial response to a western operatic drama / Wumi Raji --
Rewriting als produktive Differenz : Chico Buarque de Hollandas Opera do Malandro (1978) als brasilianische Wiederkehr von John Gays The Beggar's Opera / Kathrin Sartingen --
Italiens Spassmacher schlagt wieder zu : Dario Fos L'opera dello sghignazzo (1981) als provokatives rewriting der Bettleroper / Christoph Oliver Mayer.
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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