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Plays by Henry Arthur Jones

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ISBN-10: 0521299365

ISBN-13: 9780521299367

Edition: 1982

Authors: Henry Arthur Jones, Russell Jackson, Martin Banham, Peter Thomson

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Henry Arthur Jones was among the most prominent British dramatists of his day. A contemporary of Pinero, Wilde and Shaw, he did his best to elevate drama to the level of literature whilst constructing plays that were also successful in the commercial theatre. Though some of his contemporaries considered him cynical and daring, he strove to confront major issues without offending accepted social and dramatic conventions. This volume contains three of Jones's ninety-odd plays, representing the best of his work in different styles: melodrama and society drama. The Silver King (1882), the story of a man, falsely accused of murder, was Jones's first great success. It is one of the best…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/9/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Martin Banham is Emeritus Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the School of English, University of Leeds.

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Biographical record
Note on the texts
The Silver King
The Case of Rebellious Susan
The Liars
The text of The Silver King
The plays of Henry Arthur Jones
Bibliography