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Plays by James Robinson Planch�

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ISBN-10: 0521284414

ISBN-13: 9780521284417

Edition: N/A

Authors: James R. Planche, Donald Roy

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James Robinson Planch was one of the most prolific and successful of nineteenth-century playwrights, In a career spanning fifty years he wrote over one hundred and eighty pieces of all types, from pantomime and farce to melodrama and opera, for production at a wide range of London theatres. This book, the first to be devoted exclusively to Planch, offers a representative selection of his most popular plays. It includes one melodrama - The Vampire; or The Bride of the Isles (1820), which represents the first treatment of the vampire theme on the English stage; one farce - The Garrick Fever (1839); three 'fairy' extravaganzas - Beauty and the Beast (1841), Fortunio and his Seven Gifted…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/30/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

The Vampire
the Garrick Fever
Beauty and the Beast
Foutunio and his Seven Gifted Servants
The Golden Fleece
The Camp at the Olympic
The Discreet Princess