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Bickerstaff, Isaac 1735-1812

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Works: 868 works in 3,919 publications in 1 language and 42,137 library holdings
Genres: Comedy plays  Drama  Poetry  Musical settings  Periodicals  Music  History  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Other, Dedicatee, Creator, Translator
Classifications: PR3774, 822.4
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Publications by Isaac Bickerstaff, published posthumously.
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Thomas and Sally, or, The sailors return a musical entertainment by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
167 editions published between 1760 and 2011 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
The spoil'd child in two acts by Prince Hoare( Book )
89 editions published between 1792 and 2011 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
The romp a musical entertainment in two acts by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
74 editions published between 1770 and 1953 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 libraries worldwide
The padlock a comic opera in two acts, as performed at the New-York Theatre : from the prompt-book, by permission by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
143 editions published between 1760 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 libraries worldwide
The recruiting sergeant a musical entertainment by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
84 editions published between 1770 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
'Tis well it's no worse a comedy by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
78 editions published between 1770 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Love in the city a comic opera by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
31 editions published between 1767 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Doctor Last in his chariot a comedy by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
52 editions published between 1769 and 2011 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The captive a comic opera by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
40 editions published between 1769 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The absent man a farce by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
39 editions published between 1768 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 libraries worldwide
A school for fathers a comic opera by Susanna Centlivre( Book )
17 editions published between 1773 and 1953 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The maid of the mill a comic opera by Isaac Bickerstaff( file )
7 editions published between 1767 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Judith by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
37 editions published between 1761 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The country wife by William Wycherley( Book )
11 editions published between 1766 and 1997 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
'He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater fool that does not marry a fool.' This bawdy, hilarious, subversive and wickedly satirical drama pokes fun at the humourless, the jealous, and the adulterous alike. It features a country wife, Margery, whose husband believes she is too naïve to cuckold him; and an anti-hero, Horner, who pretends to be impotent in order to have unrestrained access to the women keen on 'the sport'. A number of licentious and hypocritical women request Horner's services -- the country wife among them. The Country Wife has provoked powerfully mixed reactions over the years. The seventeenth century libertine king Charles II saw it twice, and is said to have joined the 'dance of the cuckolds' at the end of one performance; the eighteenth century actor-playwright David Garrick declared it 'the most licentious play in the English language'; the Victorian Macaulay compared it to a skunk, because it was 'too filthy to handle and too noisome even to approach'. Twentieth century productions heralded it a Restoration masterpiece. Sexually frank, and as ready to criticise marriage as infidelity, the virtuosity, linguistic energy, brilliant wit, naughtiness and complexity of this ribald play have made it a staple of the modern stage
The life, strange voyages, and uncommon adventures of Ambrose Gwinett : formerly known to the public by the lame beggar by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
28 editions published between 1771 and 1825 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The hypocrite a comedy by Isaac Bickerstaff( Book )
3 editions published between 1814 and 1977 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The miller's song : no. 1 from Pentagraph : for chorus of treble voices (SSA) and piano by Ulysses Kay( score )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Tatler by Richard Steele( Book )
5 editions published between 1709 and 1976 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Love in a village A comic opera. In three acts by Isaac Bickerstaff( file )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Love in a village 1735-1812
Author of The maid of the mill 1733-1808?
Author of The maid of the mill 1735-1812
Beckerstaff, Isaac 1735-1812
Bickerstaff, .. 1735-1812
Bickerstaff, Isaac
Bickerstaff, Isaac 1733-1808?
Bickerstaff, Isaac 1735-1812
Bickerstaff, Isaac John
Bickerstaff, Isaac John 1735-1812
Bickerstaffe, Isaac
Bickerstaffe Isaac 1733-1808?
Bickerstaffe, Isaac 1735-1812
Bickerstaffe, Isaac -1812?
Bickerstaffe, Isaac d. 1812?
Bickerstaffe, Isaac John
Bickerstaffe, J. 1735-1812
Isaac Bickerstaff auteur dramatique, officier de marine
Languages
English (1,021)
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