The prologue and epilogue to The history of Bacon in Virginia. Written by Mr. Dryden.
|Main Author:||Dryden, John, 1631-1700.|
|Related Names:||Behn, Aphra 1640-1689.|
[London, Printed for Jacob Tonson, at the Judges Head in Chancery-Lane, near Fleetstreet, 1689]
Bacon's Rebellion, 1676.
The editions of the Works of Mrs. Behn in the Virginia State Library (1871 and 1915) contain the play with a different prologue and epilogue by Dryden.
Written originally for Thomas Shadwell's play, A true widow, 1679. Later given to Mrs. Aphra Behn for her play, the widdow Ranter, or, The history of Bacon in Virginia (London, J. Knapton, 1690) Cf. Hugh Macdonald's John Dryden, a bibl.; Camb. hist. of Eng. lit., v. 8 p. 457; and Camb. bibl. of Eng. lit.
At end of epilogue: Licens'd, Nov. 20, 1689. J.F. [i.e. J. Fraser. Cf. London. Stationers' Company. A transcript of the register, v. 3]
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