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Colley Cibber, three sentimental comedies

Colley Cibber

Colley Cibber, three sentimental comedies

Love"s last shift: or, The fool in fashion. The careless husband. The lady"s last stake; or, The wife"s resentment.

by Colley Cibber

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited, with an introd. and notes, by Maureen Sullivan.
SeriesYale studies in English,, 184
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3347 .A6 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5430580M
ISBN 100300015321
LC Control Number73077168

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  : The careless husband: a comedy. Written by C. Cibber. (): Cibber, Colley: Books. —Colley Cibber, "A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope" Eighteenth-century English playwright and Ur Example of the theatrical actor-manager. Cibber entered the world of theatre in , when Restoration Comedy was almost dead and more sentimental and moralistic comedies were coming into fashion.

"The Relapse, or, Virtue in Danger" is a Restoration comedy from written by John play is a sequel to Colley Cibber 's "Love's Last Shift, or, Virtue Rewarded".. In Cibber's "Love's Last Shift", a free-living Restoration rake is brought to repentance and reform by the ruses of his wife, while in "The Relapse", the rake succumbs again to temptation and has a new love affair.   The lady's last stake: or, the wife's resentment. A comedy. As it is acted at the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-Market, by Her Majesty's servants. Written by Colley Cibber, Esq. [Cibber, Colley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The lady's last stake: or, the wife's resentment. A comedy. As it is acted at the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-MarketAuthor: Colley Cibber.


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Colley Cibber, comedian and patentee of the Theatre Royal (). Ref: Cambridge Drama Collection PRA8 Inthirty years after he became manager of the Drury Lane theatre, Cibber published his autobiography.

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The foppish Lord Foppington in this play is a memorable character. Comedy - Comedy - Sentimental comedy of the 17th and 18th centuries: The Restoration comic style collapsed around the end of the 17th century, when the satiric vision gave place to a sentimental one.

Jeremy Collier’s Short view of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage, published insignaled the public opposition to the real or fancied improprieties of plays staged during.

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Cibber was born in London, son of a Danish sculptor, and educated at Grantham School. Soon after his return to London he took to the stage. Beginning with tragedy, in which he failed, he turned to comedy, and became popular in eccentric roles.

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He wrote 25 plays for his own company at Drury Lane, half of which were adapted from various sources, which led Robert Lowe and Alexander Pope, among.Cibber's election as poet laureate in brought him to the attention of the nation and, once again, of Pope. Cibber was ridiculed again in the "Epistle to Dr.

Arbuthnot," inyet five years elapsed before Cibber remarked on Pope in his autobiography. In in The New Dunciad, a fourth book meant to follow and complete the three books.Colley Cibber, (born Nov. 6,London, Engdied Dec. 11,London), English actor, theatre manager, playwright, and poet laureate of England, whose play Love's Last Shift; or, The Fool in Fashion () is generally considered the first sentimental comedy, a form of drama that dominated the English stage for nearly a century.

His autobiography, An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley.