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Representative English Plays

From the Miracle Plays to Pinero
Tatlock, John S. P. (Book - 1938 )
Representative English Plays

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Authors: Tatlock, John S. P. (John Strong Perry), 1876-1948
Title: Representative English plays
from the miracle plays to Pinero
Publisher: New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company, incorporated c1938, 1916.
Edition: 2d ed., rev. and enl.
Characteristics: x, 914 p.,25 cm.
Notes: The tragedy of tragedies; or, The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great, by H. Fielding. The London merchant; or, The history of George Barnwell, by G. Lillo. She stoops to conquer; or, The mistakes of a night, by O. Goldsmith. The school for scandal, by R. B. Sheridan.--The nineteenth century: The Cenci, by P. B. Shelley. The lady of Lyons: or, Love and pride, by E. Bulwer-Lytton. Caste, by T. W. Robertson. Lady Windermere's fan, by O. Wilde. The second Mrs. Tanqueray, by A. W. Pinero.--Bibliography (p. 911-914)
Contents: The middle ages: Miracle plays: Noah's flood. Abraham and Issac. The second shepherds' play. The morality: Everyman.
The Elizabethan period: Mother Bombie, by Lyly. The troublesome reign and lamentable death of Edward the Second, by C. Marlowe. The shoemakers' holiday; or, The gentle craft, by T. Dekker. A woman killed with kindness, by T. Heywood. Philaster; or, Love lies a-bleeding, by F. Beaumont and J. Fletcher. The alchemist, by B. Jonson. The Duchess of Malfi, by J. Webster. The wild-goose chase, by J. Fletcher. The changeling, by T. Middleton and W. Rowley.
The restoration: Almanzor and Almahide; or, The conquest of Granada, by J. Dryden. Venice preserved; or, A plot discovered, by T. Otway. The way of the world, by W. Congreve.
The eighteenth century: Cato, by J. Addison. The conscious lovers, by Sir R. Steele.
Additional Contributors: Martin, Robert Grant - 1882-1931.
Statement of Responsibility: edited with introductions and notes by J. S. P. Tatlock and the late R. G. Martin
Subject Headings: English drama.
Topical Term: English drama.
LCCN: 38003805
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