Search - List of Books by Hannah Cowley

"Every body about me seem'd happy but every body seem'd in a hurry to be happy somewhere else." -- Hannah Cowley
Hannah Cowley (14 March 1743 — 11 March 1809) was an English dramatist and poet. Although Cowley’s plays and poetry did not enjoy wide popularity after the nineteenth century, critic Melinda Finberg rates Cowley as “one of the foremost playwrights of the late eighteenth century” whose “skill in writing fluid, sparkling dialogue and creating sprightly, memorable comic characters compares favourably with her better-known contemporaries, Goldsmith and Sheridan.” Cowley’s plays were produced frequently during her lifetime. The major themes of her plays; including her first, The Runaway (1776), and her major hit, The Belle's Stratagem (1780); revolve around marriage and how women strive to overcome the injustices imposed by family life and social custom.

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Total Books: 13
A Bold Stroke for a Husband a comedy as acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden
The Siege Of Acre A Poem In Four Books
2010 - The Siege of Acre a Poem in Four Books [1810] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781120979988
ISBN-10: 1120979986
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Siege Of Acre A Poem In Four Books
2010 - The Siege of Acre a Poem in Four Books [1810] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781120927637
ISBN-10: 1120927633
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Works Of Mrs Cowley V1 Dramas
2009 - The Works of Mrs Cowley V1 Dramas [1813] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781104786021
ISBN-10: 1104786028
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Works Of Mrs Cowley V2 Dramas
2009 - The Works of Mrs Cowley V2 Dramas [1813] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781104786038
ISBN-10: 1104786036
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Works Of Mrs Cowley V2 Dramas
2009 - The Works of Mrs Cowley V2 Dramas [1813] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781104822835
ISBN-10: 1104822830
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Works Of Mrs Cowley V1 Dramas
2009 - The Works of Mrs Cowley V1 Dramas [1813] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781104827205
ISBN-10: 1104827204
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Eighteenth-Century Women Dramatists
2009 - Eighteenth-century Women Dramatists [Oxford World's Classics] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199554812
ISBN-10: 0199554811
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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The British Album V1-2 Containing The Poems Of Della Crusca Anna Matilda Arley Benedict The Bard Etc
The British Album V1-2 Containing The Poems Of Della Crusca Anna Matilda Arley Benedict The Bard Etc
Which Is The Man A Comedy
2007 - Which Is the Man a Comedy [1785] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780548751886
ISBN-10: 0548751889
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18Th-Century Women Dramatists The Innocent Mistress/the Busybody/the Times/the Belle's Stratagem
The Belle's Stratagem A Comedy in Five Acts
The Belle's Stratagem a Comedy in Five Acts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780536956521
ISBN-10: 0536956529
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