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London merchant

George Lillo

London merchant

or, The history of George Barnwell, and Fatal curiosity

by George Lillo

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Published by D. C. Heath & co. in Boston, and London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [242]-247.

Other titlesThe history of George Barnwell., Fatal Curiosity.
Statementby George Lillo; ed. by Adolphus William Ward.
SeriesThe belles-lettres series. Section III. The English drama, Belles-lettres series
ContributionsWard, Adolphus William, Sir, 1837-1924.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3541.L5 A7 1906, PR3541.L5 A7 1906
The Physical Object
Paginationlix, 247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15030033M
LC Control Number06017279

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"The London Merchant: or the History of George Barnwell" is a play by George Lillo (pronounced LIH-low). Charles Lamb called it a "nauseous sermon," and I agree--though it was extremely popular in its day. Richardson singles it out as the only "moral" play of its time in his "Apprentice's Vade Mecum," and Cibber speaks highly of it, too/5.

The London Merchant is based on a popular ballad that recalled a notorious criminal event from the previous century. The honest, young merchant apprentice George Barnwell was captivated by the charms of a calculating, amoral, woman of pleasure, Mrs.

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The resounding success of The London Merchant at the Theater-Royal in Drury Lane during the summer of created an immediate demand for copies of the play, which seemed "almost a new species of tragedy, wrote on a very uncommon subject." John Gray, a reputable bookseller "at the Cross-Keys, in the Poultry, near Cheapside," paid the dramatist, George Lillo, one hundred guineas for the rights to.

Libby's London Merchant is a novel in which the interior dialogue worked for me because we get to see the heroine Libby grow and her feelings gain depth and evolve in what I think would be a confusing situation for any young woman.4/5(52). The London Merchant, or The History of George Barnwell, when first acted at Drury Lane on Jseems to have been announced under the title of The Merchant, or the True History of George Barnwell.

The sub-title in each case clearly shows the author to have desired it to be understood that his play was directly founded upon fact. Get this from a library. A London merchant. [Lucy Stuart Sutherland, Dame] -- On the accounts () of William Braund, merchant, shipowner, shipping insurer, director of the East India Company and of the Sun fire office.

The following entiries were obtained from the Hotten book 8a from the Musters of the Inhabitants in Virginia / chapters, pages thruwhich lists the muster captain, and what ship the individual arrived on.

Coldham reports the Merchant of London was sent by the Virginia Company in March with persons, pg The London Merchant is playwright George Lillo's most famous work.

A tragedy that follows the downfall of a young apprentice due to his association with a prostitute, it is remarkable for its use of middle and working class characters.

First performed at the Drury Lane Theatre on 21 JuneThe London Merchant became one of the most popular plays of the century. There is an index of ships, merchants and passengers to the American colonies whose names are recorded in the port books (mainly those of London and Bristol) for available at The National Archives in Kew.

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The London merchant; or, The history of George Barnwell, and Fatal curiosity by Lillo, George, ; Ward, Adolphus William, Sir,[from old catalog] edPages: The judge who condemns the poor man for being a thief had been a thief himself, had he been poor.

Thus you go on deceiving and being deceived, harassing, plaguing, and destroying one another, but women are your universal prey." First performed in"The London Merchant" became on of the most popular plays of the century.

Other articles where The London Merchant: or, the History of George Barnwell is discussed: George Lillo: in whose domestic tragedy The London Merchant: or, the History of George Barnwell () members of the middle class replaced the customary aristocratic or royal heroes.

The play greatly influenced the rise of bourgeois drama in Germany and France, as well as in England.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The London merchant by George Lillo,D.C. Heath edition, in English The London merchant ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 2. Written by playwright George Lillo inthe story was based on a popular ballad set in the merchant district of London circa Telling the story of an apprentice led astray by a courtesan, the tale illustrated the dangers of the city and youthful excess to young men learning their n: The London merchant: or, the history of George Barnwell.

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