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Labiche & co. : fourteen one-acts by a French comic master

Author: Eugène Labiche; Norman R Shapiro
Publisher: New York, NY : Performing Books : Distributed by the Hal Leonard Publishing Group and Applause Theatre Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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Fourteen comic plays of Eugene Marin Labiche, one of the world's most prolific comic playwrights, translated by Norman Shapiro. Among the plays included are Bosom Friends, The Brat, A Bee or Not a Bee, It's All Relative, The Unshakable Suitor, A Nest-Egg Well Scrambled, and A Slap in the Farce.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Eugène Labiche; Eugène Labiche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugène Labiche; Norman R Shapiro
ISBN: 9781557837578 1557837570
OCLC Number: 316833263
Description: xi, 488 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Bosom friends, or, Tit for tat (L'homme de paille, 1843) / Eugène Labiche & Auguste Lefranc --
Mam'selle Frisette (Frisette, 1846) / Eugène Labiche & Auguste Lefranc --
The well-wooed wench, or, Beau's jests (Les prétendus de Gimblette, 1850) / "Dandré & Senneif" --
The brat (Une fille bien gardé, 1850) / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
It's all relative (Les suites d'un premier lit, 1852) / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
Edouard and the chambermaid, or, Hey-diddle-diddle (Edgard et sa bonne, 1852) / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
Temper, temper!, or, A bee or not to bee (Un monsieur qui prend la mouche, 1852) / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
Pater omnipotents, or, A suitor unsuited (Mon Isménie!, 1852) / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
The unshakable suitor, or, The matter at hand (Un ami acharné, 1853) / Eugène Labiche & Alphonse Jolly --
Barbara of Seville (La perle de la Canebière, 1855 / Eugène Labiche & Marc-Michel --
Smotherly love: a passion play (Le premier pas, 1862) / Eugène Labiche & Alfred Delacour --
A nest egg well scrambled (Les 37 sous de M. Montaudon, 1862) / Eugène Labiche & Edouard Martin --
A slap in the farce (La amin leste, 1867) / Eugène Labiche & Edouard Martin --
A matter of wife and death (La lettre chargée, 1877) / Eugène Labiche --
Afterword: Finding the funny--
on directing farce / by Michael Clark Haney.
Other Titles: Labiche and company :
Responsibility: English versions by Norman R. Shapiro.

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Fourteen comic plays of Eugene Marin Labiche, one of the world's most prolific comic playwrights, translated by Norman Shapiro. Among the plays included are Bosom Friends, The Brat, A Bee or Not a Bee, It's All Relative, The Unshakable Suitor, A Nest-Egg Well Scrambled, and A Slap in the Farce.

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