Eighteenth-century Women Dramatists

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Drama - 380 pages
Mary Pix: The Innocent Mistress (1697)Susanna Centlivre: The Busy-Body (1709)Elizabeth Griffith: The Times (1779)Hannah Cowley: The Belle's Stratagem (1780)Oxford English Drama offers plays from the sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries in selections that make available both rarely printed and canonical works. The texts are freshly edited using modern spelling. Critical introductions, wide-ranging annotation, and informative bibliographiesilluminate the plays' cultural contexts and theatrical potential for reader and performer alike.'The series should reshape the canon in a number of signficant areas. A splendid and imaginative project' Professor Anne Barton, Cambridge University
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
viii
Note on the Texts
xlviii
THE BUSYBODY
75
Explanatory Notes
281
Glossary
372
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