By Allardyce Nicoll

Allardyce Nicoll's heritage of English Drama, 1660-1900 used to be a tremendous scholarly fulfillment and the paintings of 1 guy. Nicoll's historical past, which tells the tale of English drama from the reopening of the theatres on the time of the recovery all through to the tip of the Victorian interval, was once considered by means of Notes and Queries (1952) as 'a nice paintings of exploration, a close advisor to the untrodden acres of our dramatic heritage, hitherto mostly neglected as barren and with out interest'. The background is reissued in seven paperback volumes, to be had individually and as a collection. In volumes 1-5 Nicoll describes the stipulations of the degree, actors and executives in addition to dramatic genres. The 6th and 7th volumes supply a entire record of the entire performs recognized to were produced or revealed in England among 1660 and 1930, with their authors and replacement titles; it has therefore autonomous worth in addition to offering an index to the sooner volumes.

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S. , 1 879), v. , 1888), v. 341 Another Fish out of Water = Recom­ mendations Another Glass = Drunkard's Glass Another Maid and Another Magpie ( + Dibdin, C. I. , 1 8 1 5), IV. 148, 427 18 ANT Antiquary and the Bluegown Beggar ( 1832), IV. 93, 427 Antiquity (1808), IV. , I828), IV. , I 886), v. , I 8 1 2), IV. , I8oo), IV. 194, 3I9 Antonio and Leonora ( 1 814), IV. , 1778), I I I . 57, 240 - (Burnand, F. , 1866), v. 289 - (Capell, E. , 1758), III, 57, 24I , 378 - (Draper, J. , I870), v. , I896), v.

827 - (1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1 880, 1881, 1884, 1885, 1886), v. 643-4 - (1887), v. 827 BAC Babes i n the Wood (1887, 1889), v. 644 - (1 889), v. 827 - ( 1890, 1892, 1 893, 1894, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899), v. 644-5 - (1 899), v. , 1892), v. 455, 803 - ( 1894), v. 645 Babes in the Wood and the Good Little Fairy Birds (Byron, H. , 1859), v. 295 Babes in the Wood, Robin Hood and his Merry Men, and Harlequin who killed Cock Robin (Harris, Sir A. G. , Blanchard, E. L. , 1888), v. 405 Babes of the Castle (Dibdin, C.

356 BEN Bells of Haslemere (Pettitt, H. , I 887), v. 521 Bells of Notre Dame = Midnight Bells of Shandon (1863), v. 647 - (1868), v. , 1891), v. 239 Bells of Varnavale ( 1 895), v. 647 Bells that Rung an Old Year Out and a New Year In (1 862), v. 647 Belly Wager = Selfe Interest Belmont and Constance (1841), IV. 432 Belmonti ( I 830), IV. , 1896), v. , ? 1 675), I. 262, 301, 438 Belphegor (Andrews, M. , 1778), m. 204, 233 - (Buckingham, L. , 1856), v. 286 - (Jones, J. , 1 889), v. 441 - (1851), v.

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