Methuen Drama, 2005
Acts: 5, Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (16), Female (5), Male (11), Unassigned (0)
...The Beaux’ Stratagem (1707) is George Farquhar’s last play: it premiered a month and a half before his untimely death aged 30, at the Queen’s Theatre in Haymarket, a new venue built by dramatist and architect John Vanbrugh on the Western...
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Methuen Drama, 2004
Acts: 5, Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)
...Sheridan’s play mixes comic situations and tender feeling with brilliant repartee and a sharp satirical edge, in a smart, witty play about the pleasures and perils of scandal.
Lady Sneerwell, experienced scandal-monger...
Marion Gibson is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Exeter, UK. Her publications include Reading Witchcraft (Routledge, 1999), Possession, Puritanism and Print (Pickering and Chatto, 2006) and Witchcraft Myths in American Culture (Routledge, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
... in fact still in London. Further, plays’ plots were usually dominated by sins like swearing, murder and adultery. Although it was the 1790s before William Blake described poets as being ‘of the devil’s party’ in his The Marriage of Heaven...
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