Eighteenth-century plays.

by Hampden, John

Publisher: Dent in London

Written in English
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  • English drama -- 18th century.

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Bibliography: p. xviii-xxi.

SeriesEveryman"s library, 818
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20307324M

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OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages ; 19 cm. Contents: Introduction, by John Hampden.-Cato, by Joseph Addison.-Jane Shore, by Nicholas Rowe.-The beggar's opera, by John Gay.-The tragedy of tragedies; or, Tom Thumb the Great, by Henry Fielding.-The London merchant; or, George Barnwell, by George Lillo.-The clandestine marriage, by George Colman.

OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages ; 18 cm: Contents: Cato / Joseph Addison. --Jane Shore / Nicholas RoweThe beggar's opera / John GayThe tragedy of tragedies, or Tom Thumb the Great / Henry FieldingThe London merchant, or George Barnwell / George LilloThe clandestine marriage / George Colman and David GarrickThe west indian.

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