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The beau stratagem

George Farquhar

The beau stratagem

A comedy. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-books by permission of the managers.

by George Farquhar

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Published by John Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesIn Bell, John. Bell"s British theatre. London, 1797 -- v.10 [no.1], Bell"s British theatre -- v. 10, no. 1., Three centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, [2], [9]-110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16890274M

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An Edinburgh edition of The Beaux-Stratagem, with life, appeared inand an edition in German in by J. Leonhardi, under the title Die Stutzerlist. Separate editions of the play also appeared in, and (New York), and it is included in all the various collections of English plays, such as Bell's, Oxberry's, Inchbald's.

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beaux stratagem; a comedy, in five acts; by george farquhar, esq. as performed at the theatres royal, drury lane and covent garden. printed under the authority of the managers from the prompt book.

with remarks by mrs. inchbald. Written by George Farquhar and first performed inTHE BEAUX' STRATAGEM has long been a staple of the English stage--but with the arrival of the 20th Century the play's popularity went into decline. At some point in the s writer Thornton Wilder undertook a revision of the play, but was distracted from the project by his own original /5(3).

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web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Designed to be spoken in The Beaux-Stratagem. If to our play your judgment can't be kind, Let its expiring author pity find: Survey his mournful case with melting eyes, Nor let the bard be damn'd before he dies.

Forbear, you fair, on his last scene to frown, But his true exit with a plaudit crown; Then shall the dying poet cease to fear. In the summer ofthe Estate of Thornton Wilder asked Ken Ludwig to complete a play that Wilder had begun in and never finished. It was an adaptation of The Beaux’ Stratagem, a classic piece of late Restoration comedy written in by the British playwright George Farquhar (author of The Recruiting Officer).

Louisa Gray is the author of Beau's Stratagem ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Standish Inheritance ( avg rating, 1 ratin /5(4). Print is from an incomplete antique art book. Blank margins are not full and are approximately as shown. Blank on back of print.

Overall size is 7 3/8 by 9 7/8 inches with image size approximately 4 7/8 by inches. Title is "The Beau's Stratagem.". Artist is. Rating: % positive. The Beaux Stratagem is an odd beast: although studded with the bawdy repartee of the Restoration comedy, it also trains its eyes on the issue of unhappy marriage.

Its sympathy for an unhappy wife, and avocation of a mutually consensual divorce, was shocking. Stratagem definition is - an artifice or trick in war for deceiving and outwitting the enemy.

How to use stratagem in a sentence. Did You Know. Synonym Discussion of stratagem. The Beaux' Stratagem, National Theatre, review: 'a decent romp that needs to be rompier' This revival of Farquhar's late-Restoration comedy is professionally done 3/5.

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To Insure Prompt Service. To Insure Promptness. To Insure PerformanceLocation: 36 Pottinger Street Central Hong Kong. Farquhar’s The Beaux' Stratagem is the genre at its late-flowering best – commenting on conventions even as it embraces them, subverting with a smile, a quick quip, and an 4/5.