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Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures: Mrs. Bib's Baby

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ISBN-10: 0554865122

ISBN-13: 9780554865126

Edition: 2008

Authors: Douglas William Jerrold

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List price: $26.75
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bibliobazaar
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 225
Language: English

Jerrold became a well-known wit and playwright, and even turned his hand at novel writing, but his beginnings were humble at best. Born into a theatrical family, he was educated haphazardly as a child. He was enrolled for a short time in a school in Sheerness, but in 1813, at the age of 10, he enlisted in the navy, serving in the final phases of the Napoleonic wars. In the 1820s he returned to the theater and became the dramatic author for the Surrey Theatre. In 1829 his first big hit, Black-Eyed Susan, was produced, and his career as a dramatist began. Other dramatic successes included Fifteen Years of a Drunken's Life (1828), Rent Day (1832), and The Prisoner of War (1842), but none ever…