The British drama : a collection of the most esteemed tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces, in the English language.
Philadelphia : M. Polock, 1854.
Contents as given do not follow order in book.
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Comedies: The beaux' stratagem, by George Farquhar. The belle's stratagem, by Mrs. Crowley. A bold stroke for a wife, by Mrs. Centlivre. The clandestine marriage, by Garrick and Colman. The country girl [altered from Wycherley] by David Garrick. The guardian [taken from Fagan] by David Garrick. The hypocrite, by Isaac Bickerstaff. The inconstant, by George Farquhar. The jealous wife, by George Colman. The man of the world, by Charles Macklin. A new way to pay old debts, by Philip Massinger. The rivals,
by R.B. Sheridan. She stoops to conquer, by Dr. Goldsmith. The suspicious husband, by Dr. Hoadly. Ways and means, by George Colman. The wonder, by Mrs. Centlivre.
Farces: The apprentice, by Arthur Murphy. Bon ton, by David Garrick. The deuce is in him, by George Colman. The devil to pay, by Charles Coffey. Fortune's frolic, by John Till Allingham. The Irish widow, by David Garrick. The liar, by Samuel Foote. The lying valet, by David Garrick. The mayor of Garratt, by Samuel Foote. The mock doctor [taken from Molière] by Henry Fielding. Three weeks after marriage, by Arthur Murphy.
Operas, etc.: The beggar's opera, by John Gay. The critic, by R.B. Sheridan. The doctor and the apothecary, by James Cobb. Hero and Leander, by Isaac Jackman. Midas, by Kane O'Hara. The padlock, by Isaac Bickerstaff. The Quaker, by Charles Dibdin. The recruiting sergeant, by Isaac Bickerstaff. Rosina, by Mrs. Brooke. Tom Thumb, by Kane O'Hara.
v.2. Tragedies: Alexander the Great, by Nathaniel Lee. All for love, by Mr. Dryden. Alzira, by Aaron Hill. The distressed mother, tr. by Ambrose Philips, from the "Andromaque" of Racine. The Earl of Essex, by Mr. Henry Jones. Mahomet [adapted from the French of Voltaire] by the Rev. Mr. Miller. The orphan of China, by Arthur Murphy. Pizzaro, from the German of Kotzebue [by R.B. Sheridan] The Roman father, altered from Mr. W. Whitehead. The siege of Damascus, by John Hughes. Tamerlane, by Nicholas Rowe.
Ximena, by Colley Cibber. Zara, by Aaron Hill.
Comedies: The brothers, by Richard Cumberland. The careless husband, by Colley Cibber. The chances, altered from Beaumont and Fletcher, by His Grace the Duke of Buckingham. The city wives' confederacy, by Sir John Vanbrugh. The drummer, by Joseph Addison. The duenna, by R.B. Sheridan. Every man in his humour, by Ben Jonson. He would be a soldier, by Frederic Pilon. Love for love, by William Congreve. The provoked husband, by Sir John Vanbrugh and C. Cibber. The provoked wife, by Sir John Vanbrugh. The
recruiting officer, by George Farquhar. Rule a wife and have a wife, by Beaumont and Fletcher. The school for scandal, by R.B. Sheridan. The tender husband, by Sir Richard Steele. The way to keep him, by Arthur Murphy. The West Indian, by Richard Cumberland.
Farces: All the world's a stage, by Isaac Jackman. The first floor, by James Cobb. High life below stairs, by the Rev. Mr. Townley [ascribed to Garrick] The intriguing chambermaid, by Henry Fielding. The lame lover, by Samuel Foote. Love a la mode, by Charles Macklin. Love in a village, by Isaac Bickerstaff. Miss in her teens, by David Garrick. Who's the dupe, by Mrs. Cowley.
Operas, etc.: Comus, by John Milton. Inkle and Yarico, by George Colman. Lionel and Clarissa, by Isaac Bickerstaff.
|Original Classification Number:||822.08 B86 1854|
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