1 edition of George Farquhar. found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 76 p. :|
|Number of Pages||89|
|2||Twaynes English authors series; TEAS -- 58|
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George Farquhar This is a beta version of NNDB Search: for George Farquhar Born: Birthplace: Londonderry, George Farquhar. Derry, Ireland Died: - Location of death: Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Nationality: England Executive summary: The Beaux Stratagem British dramatist, son of William Farquhar, a clergyman, born in Londonderry, Ireland, in 1677. says thatlike Wilks, played admirably well in it, but the original Lady Lurewell was Mrs.
He was elected to Continental Congress in 1774, 1776, and 1777. In his essay "On Actors and Acting," essayist William Hazlitt praises the reformative power of the last act of Farquar's play The Inconstant, calling it "[t]he most striking lesson ever read to levity and licentiousness.
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1903—1983Australian rules footballer• He was entered as a sizar or servitor, a class of poor scholars, who were compelled to wear a peculiar dress and perform menial offices.
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The Constant Couple While yet a minor Farquhar appeared as George Farquhar. dramatist, producing his comedy of Love and a Bottle at Drury Lane when twenty years of age.
" Soon Farquhar had another comedy on the stage-- The Inconstant, or the Way to Win Him--the hint of which, he says, he took from Fletcher's Wild Goose Chase, but was charged with spoiling the original.
To the polished wit and brilliancy of Congreve he has no pretension. It is related, however, that he had the magnanimity to pardon George Farquhar. deception which must have appeared a compliment to his genius, and in truth there was something to forgive on his own part for having been so readily entrapped, contrary to all the rules of love and drama.
He refused to acknowledge the authority of the higher court to counter State decisions, which initiated a dispute between manifestation of the states' rights controversy and did not subside until 1809.
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Three more comedies were written before Farquhar's career was sadly closed at the age of thirty-- The Twin Rivals, The Recruiting Officer and The Beaux Stratagem.
He is noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer 1706 and The Beaux' Stratagem 1707.