The Robbers

The Robbers

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This play is to be regarded merely as a dramatic narrative in which, for the purpose of tracing out the innermost workings of the soul, advantage has been taken of the dramatic method, without otherwise conforming to the stringent rules of theatrical composition, or seeking the dubious advantage of stage adaptation. It must be admitted as somewhat inconsistent that three very remarkable people, whose acts are dependent on perhaps a thousand contingencies, should be completely developed within three hours, considering that it would scarcely be possible, in the ordinary course of events, that three such remarkable people should, even in twenty-four hours, fully reveal their characters to the most penetrating inquirer. A greater amount of incident is here crowded together than it was possible for me to confine within the narrow limits prescribed by Aristotle and Batteux.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.33mm | 190.51g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1499278292
  • 9781499278293
  • 766,395

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