Eighteenth-century Women Dramatists

Eighteenth-century Women Dramatists

Paperback Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)

By (author) Mary Pix, By (author) Susannah Centlivre, By (author) Elizabeth Griffith, By (author) Hannah Cowley, Edited by Melinda Finberg

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 448 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 193mm x 30mm | 331g
  • Publication date: 15 January 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199554811
  • ISBN 13: 9780199554812
  • Sales rank: 859,685

Product description

Mary Pix: The Innocent Mistress (1697) Susanna Centlivre: The Busy-Body (1709) Elizabeth Griffith: The Times (1779) Hannah Cowley: The Belle's Stratagem (1780) Oxford English Drama offers plays from the sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries in selections that make available both rarely printed and canonical works. The texts are freshly edited using modern spelling. Critical introductions, wide-ranging annotation, and informative bibliographies illuminate the plays' cultural contexts and theatrical potential for reader and performer alike. 'The series should reshape the canon in a number of signficant areas. A splendid and imaginative project' Professor Anne Barton, Cambridge University ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Table of contents

Mary Pix: The Innocent Mistress (1697) ; Susanna Centlivre: The Busy-Body (1709) ; Elizabeth Griffin: The Times (1779) ; Hannah Cowley: The Belle's Strategem (1780)