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The London merchant, or, The history of George Barnwell

Author: George Lillo; Bonamy Dobrée; Grove Press,
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1952.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tragedy that follows the downfall of a young apprentice due to his association with a prostitute, it is remarkable for its use of middle and working class characters. First performed in 1731, The London Merchant became one of the most popular plays of 18th century.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Lillo; Bonamy Dobrée; Grove Press,
OCLC Number: 1902259
Description: xxv, 121 pages : illustrations ; 14 cm
Other Titles: London merchant
History of George Barnwell
Responsibility: by George Lillo ; introduction by Bonamy Dobrée.

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A tragedy that follows the downfall of a young apprentice due to his association with a prostitute, it is remarkable for its use of middle and working class characters. First performed in 1731, The London Merchant became one of the most popular plays of 18th century.

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