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London Assurance

London Assurance General Books publication date Original publication date Original Publisher Pub under the supervision of P Roberts Subjects Drama General Drama American Drama English Irish Scottish Welsh

  • Title: London Assurance
  • Author: Dion Boucicault James L. Smith Richard Bean
  • ISBN: 9780393900507
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Paperback
  • General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1910 Original Publisher Pub under the supervision of P Roberts Subjects Drama General Drama American Drama English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Drama Shakespeare Literary Criticism Drama Notes This is an OCR reprint There may be typos or missing text There are no illustrations or an index When youGeneral Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1910 Original Publisher Pub under the supervision of P Roberts Subjects Drama General Drama American Drama English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Drama Shakespeare Literary Criticism Drama Notes This is an OCR reprint There may be typos or missing text There are no illustrations or an index When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million Books where you can select from than a million books for free You can also preview the book there.

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    1. Bettie☯ says:
      bbc programmes b06djpd6Description 1840 Vain and ageing peacock, Sir Harcourt Courtly is preening himself for the conquest of young Grace Harkaway But his son Charles, a roguish young buck has his eye on the very same prey.Boucicault s comedy of manners stars Daniel Massey as Sir Harcourt Courtly, Elizabeth Spriggs as Lady Gay Spanker, Samantha Bond as Grace Harkaway, Reece Dinsdale as Charles Courtly, Trevor Peacock as Mark Meddle and Michael Hordern as Sir Charles Crawford.Adapted and produced [...]

    2. Laura says:
      From BBC Radio 4 Extra Extra Debut 1840 Vain and ageing peacock, Sir Harcourt Courtly is preening himself for the conquest of young Grace Harkaway But his son Charles, a roguish young buck has his eye on the very same prey.Boucicault s comedy of manners stars Daniel Massey as Sir Harcourt Courtly, Elizabeth Spriggs as Lady Gay Spanker, Samantha Bond as Grace Harkaway, Reece Dinsdale as Charles Courtly, Trevor Peacock as Mark Meddle and Michael Hordern as Sir Charles Crawford.Adapted and produced [...]

    3. Patrick Neylan says:
      Boucicault s 1841 romp is a halfway house between Sheridan and Wilde, and has been updated for modern audiences without losing its post regency flavour The plot of a father and son both pursuing the same young lady has the classic elements of farce with mistaken identity, failed plots and romantic confusion The characters are classic archetypes a vain and amorous city gent, his handsome but na ve son, an aloof but clever butler a prototype of Jeeves , a modest young belle, a conniving lawyer and [...]

    4. Mike Jensen says:
      What a strange play It feels as if it was written years earlier, MOSTLY In plot and characters, it is a throwback to Goldsmith and Wycherley, who themselves were different generations, yet it cannot escape certain trimmings from the time it was actually written, 1841 I am just getting to know the play, so my feelings about it may well change, but at first brush I found it a little odd, but a lot of fun.

    5. Imogen says:
      A rare jewel filled with boisterous fun and crisp witty writing.

    6. Sabrina Furminger says:
      A near perfect play Such a delight crisp dialogue, multi layered humour, and playful, 19th century sexual banter A rare jewel from an otherwise banal period.

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