The Plays of George Colman the Younger: Volume 2, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Plays of George Colman the Younger

Volume 2, 1st Edition

By George Colman

Edited by Peter A. Tasch

Routledge

796 pages

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pub: 2019-06-06
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Originally composed and published in 1981, this second book makes up two volumes of the plays of George Colman the Younger. Versatile, industrious, talented, Goerge Colman the Younger (1762-1836) followed Sheridan as England's most popular playwright. He wrote not only monologues, farces, pantomimes, comic operas, and straight comedies, but also hybrid three-act anticipations of melodrama.

Table of Contents

1. New Hay at the Old Market. 2. The Iron Chest. 3. My Night-gown and Slippers; or Tales in Verse. 4. The Heir at Law. 5. Blue-Beard; or, Female Curiosity. 6. Blue Devils. 7. The Castle of Sorrento. 8. Feudal Times; or, The Banquet-Gallery. 9. The Review; or, The Wags of Windsor. 10. The Poor Gentleman. 11. John Bull; or, The Englishman's Fireside.

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