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"The Lights o' London and Other Victorian Plays By Edward Fitzball

"The Lights o' London and Other Victorian Plays by Edward Fitzball

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Summary

This selection of five English 19th-century plays represents the three dominant dramatic forms of the Victorian era: melodrama, farce and comedy. All were extremely popular with audiences, and much of the vigour and variety of dramatic expression of their time can be found in these texts.

"The Lights o' London and Other Victorian Plays Summary

"The Lights o' London and Other Victorian Plays by Edward Fitzball

This is a new selection of five English nineteenth-century plays, none of which has been recently available. In the case of "The Lights o' London", a famous drama of the 1880s, no printed text has ever before been published. Each of the plays represents the three dominant dramatic forms of the Victorian era: melodrama, farce and comedy. All were extremely popular with audiences, and much of the vigour, excitement and variety of dramatic expression of their time can be found in these texts.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Notes on the Text. Select Bibliography. Chronology. 1: Edward Fitzball: The Inchcape Bell. 2: Joseph Stirling Coyne: Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell?. 3: George Henry Lewes: The Game of Speculation. 4: George Robert Sims: The Lights o' London. 5: Henry Arthur Jones: The Middleman. Explanatory Notes

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GOR001888984
9780192827364
0192827367
"The Lights o' London and Other Victorian Plays by Edward Fitzball
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1995-09-07
284
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