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A reader's guide to fifty British plays, 1660-1900

Author: John Cargill Thompson
Publisher: London : Heinemann ; Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble, 1980.
Series: Reader's guide series.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Thompson, John Cargill.
Reader's guide to fifty British plays, 1660-1900.
London : Heinemann ; Totowa, N.J. : Barnes & Noble, 1980
(OCoLC)615197334
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cargill Thompson
ISBN: 0389201391 9780389201397 043518881X 9780435188818
OCLC Number: 7132596
Notes: Previously published as: An introduction to fifty British plays, 1660-1900.
Description: 448 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The tempest, or the enchanted island / Sir William D'Avenant, John Dryden --
Henry V / Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery --
An evening's love, or the mock astologer / John Dryden --
The rehersal / George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham --
Aureng-Zebe / John Dryden --
The country wife / William Wycherley --
The man of mode, or Sir Flopling Flutter / Sir George Etherege --
All for love, or the world well lost / John Dryden --
King Lear / Nahum Tate --
Venice preserved, or a plot discovered / Thomas Otway --
Love for love / William Congreve --
The relapse, or virtue in danger / Sir John Vanbrugh --
The mourning bride / William Congreve --
The way of the world William Congreve --
The funeral, or grief à la mode / Sir Richard Steele --
The recruiting officer / George Farquhar --
Cato / Joseph Addison --
Jane Shore / Nicholas Rowe --
The beggar's opera / John Gay --
Polly / John Gay --
The tragedy of tragedies, or the life and death of Tom Thumb the Great / Henry Fielding --
The London merchant, or George Barnwell / George Lillo --
The gamester / Edward Moore --
Douglas / John Home --
The way to keep him / Arthur Murphy --
The country girl / David Garrick --
The clandestine marriage / George Coleman --
The west indian / Richard Cumberland --
She stoops to conquer / Oliver Goldsmith --
The rivals / Richard Brinsley Sheridan --
A trip to Scarborough / Richard Brinsley Sheridan --
The castle spectre / M.G. Lewis --
Pizarro / Richard Brinsley Sheridan --
Rob Roy Macgregor / Sir Walter Scott, Isaac Pocock --
The doom of Devorgoil / Sir Walter Scott --
The Cenci / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Prometheus unbound / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Swellfoot the tyrant / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Virginius / James Sheridan Knowles --
The lady of Lyons / Edward Bulwer-Lytton --
London assurance / Dion Boucicault --
The colleen bawn / Dion Boucicault --
Caste / T.W. Robertson --
London by night / Dion Boucicault and others --
Charley's aunt / Brandon Thomas --
An ideal husband / Oscar Wilde --
The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde --
The liars / Henry Arthur Jones --
Trelawny of the "Wells" / Arthur Wing Pinero.
Series Title: Reader's guide series.
Responsibility: by John Cargill Thompson.

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