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Representative English Plays, From the Middle Ages to the End of the Nineteenth Century

By Tatlock, John Strong Perry

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Title: Representative English Plays, From the Middle Ages to the End of the Nineteenth Century  
Author: Tatlock, John Strong Perry
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Language: English
Subject: Drama, English drama, English literature
Collections: American Libraries Collection
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1916
Publisher: New York; The Century Co.

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Strong Perry, 1876-194, T. J., & Grant, 1882-193, M. R. (1916). Representative English Plays, From the Middle Ages to the End of the Nineteenth Century. Retrieved from http://www.nationalpubliclibrary.com/


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The middle ages: 1. The miracle play: Noah's flood. Abraham and Isaac. The second shepherds' play. 2. The morality: Everyman.--The Elizabethan period: Mother Bombie, by J. Lyly. The troublesome reign and lamentable death of Edward the Second, by C. Marlowe. The shoemakers' holdiay; 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. The tragedy of tragedies; or, The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great, by H. Fielding. 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. A blot in the 'scutcheon, by R. Browning. Lady Windermere's fan, by O. Wilde.--Bibliography (p. 835-838) ; Subject: English drama -- History and criticism; Theater -- England History

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Contributor: Digitized from the holdings of the University of Michigan ; The middle ages: 1. The miracle play; Noah's flood. Abraham and Isaac. The second shepherds' play. 2. 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. The tragedy of tragedies: or, The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great, by H. Fielding. She stoops to conquer; or, The mistakes of a night, by O. Goldsmith. The school

 

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