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The Beggar's Opera (Theatre Classics for the Modern Reader)
The Beggar's Opera - Theatre Classics for the Modern Reader
Author: John Gay, Edited by Benamin W. Griffith
A ballad opera in three acts by John Gay, performed at Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre, London, in 1728 and published in the same year. The work combines comedy and political satire in prose interspersed with songs set to contemporary and traditional English, Irish, Scottish, and French tunes. In it, Gay portrays the lives of a group of thieves and...  more »
ISBN: 181884
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 162
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Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Book Type: Paperback
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