A school for greybeards

A school for greybeards

by Mrs. (Hannah) Cowley

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A school for greybeards
By Mrs. (Hannah) Cowley

A school for greybeards: or, the mourning bride: a comedy, in five acts. As performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. By Mrs. Cowley.Hannah Cowley (14 March 1743 - 11 March 1809) was an English dramatist and poet. Although Cowley's plays and poetry did not enjoy wide popularity after the nineteenth century, critic Melinda Finberg rates Cowley as "one of the foremost playwrights of the late eighteenth century" whose "skill in writing fluid, sparkling dialogue and creating sprightly, memorable comic characters compares favourably with her better-known contemporaries, Goldsmith and Sheridan.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781720966777
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/10/2018
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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