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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Cooper, Mrs (Elizabeth), active 1737.
Rival widows, or, Fair libertine (1735).
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Cooper, Mrs.; Tiffany Potter
|Description:||x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Contents: General editors' preface; Introduction; The Rival Widows, or Fair Libertine. Appendix A : Elizabeth Cooper's announcement of her benefit performance, The Grub Street Journal 226 (25 April 1734); Appendix B: Review of The Rival Widows, The Prompter 34 (7 March 1735); Appendix C: Argument in support of the proposed Licensing Act, The Daily Gazetteer (6 and 8 June 1737); Appendix D: Lord Chesterfields address to Parliament against the proposed Licensing Act; Appendix E: The Licensing Act of 1737; Appendix F: Elizabeth Cooper's preface to The Muses Library (1737); Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Early modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750., Contemporary editions.|
|Other Titles:||Rival widows
|Responsibility:||edited by Tiffany Potter.|
'This edition also offers relevant and useful historical materials, such as an early review of The Rival Widows, arguments for and against the Licensing Act, the actual text of the Act, and Cooper's