Biographia Dramatica; Or, a Companion to the Playhouse Containing Historical and Critical Memoirs, and Original Anecdotes, of British and Irish Dramatic Writers from the Commencement of Our Theatrical Exhibitions Among Volume 1, PT. 1

Biographia Dramatica; Or, a Companion to the Playhouse Containing Historical and Critical Memoirs, and Original Anecdotes, of British and Irish Dramatic Writers from the Commencement of Our Theatrical Exhibitions Among Volume 1, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...Prelude. 1792. N. P. 27. The Armourer. CO. 1793. N. P. 28. The Box-lobby Challenge. C. Svo. No date. 1794. 29. The Jew. C. Svo. 1794. 30. Wheel of Fortune. C. Svo. 179. 31. First Love. C. Svo. 1795. 32. The Dependant. C. 1795. N. P. 33. Don Prtiro. Dr. 8vo. 1796. 34. TAe Days of Yore. D. Svo. 1796. 35. The Last of the Family. C 8vo. 1797. 36. False Impressions. C. 8vo. 1/97. 37. Village Fete. Int. 1797. N. P. (Ascribed to him by report.) 38. The Clouds. C. 8vo. N. D. 1797 39. The Eccentric Lover. C. 1798. N. P. 40. A Word for Nature. C. 1798. N. P. 41. Joanna of Montfaucon. Dr. Rom. 8vo. 1800. 42. Lovers' Resolutions. Com. 1802. N. P. 43. Sailor s Daughter. C. 8vo. 1804. 44. Victory and Death of Lord Nelson. M. D. P. 1805. N. P. 45. Hint to Husbands. C. Svo. I8O6. 46. The Jew of Mogadore. O. 8vo. 1808. 47. Robber. Dr. Piece. I8O9. N. P. 48. Widow's only Son. C. 1810. N.P. 49. Akanor. Play. N. P. 50. The False Demetrius. P. N.P. 51. Passive Husband. P. N.P. 52. The Sybil Sibyl; or, The Elder Brutus. P. N.P. rot. 1. C U M 53. Tiberius inCaprece. P. N.P. 54. Torrendal. Trag. N. P. Besides the labour, as well as genius, implied in the execution of this unexampled collection of plays written by one author, we are to give Mr. Cumberland credit for other works, which do great honour both to his head and heart. Of these the principal are as follow: Anecdotes of eminent Painters in Spain, 2 vols.; The Observer, a periodical paper, 6 vols.; Arundel, a novel, 2 vols.; Henry, a novel, 2 vols.; Calvary, an epic poem; The Exodiad, an epic poem, (in conjunction with Sir James Bland Burges, who was his near neighbour at Tunbridge Wells); and Memoirs of Richard Cumberland, written by Himself, 2 vols. To these we may add numerous Prologues and Epilogues, Tracts, ...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236584295
  • 9781236584298