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The wonder, a woman keeps a secret

Susanna Centlivre

The wonder, a woman keeps a secret

a comedy in five acts

by Susanna Centlivre

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mrs. Centlivre
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. [543]-562
Number of Pages562
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15147251M

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The wonder, a woman keeps a secret by Susanna Centlivre Download PDF EPUB FB2

Set in Lisbon, the plot interweaves two romantic intrigues around one "secret": the heroine Violante is hiding her best friend, Isabella (who is the sister of her own lover, Don Felix), from Isabella's father who wishes to marry her off to a rich but decre/5.

Susanna Centlivre’s play The Wonder () was one of the most popular works on the eighteenth-century English stage.

Set in Lisbon, the plot interweaves two romantic intrigues around one “secret”: the heroine Violante is hiding her best friend, Isabella (who is the sister of her own lover, Don Felix) from Isabella’s father who wishes to marry her off to a rich but decrepit old by: 6.

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See search results for this author. Are 2/5(1). Written by the author of the Gamester. [Centlivre, Susanna] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The wonder: a woman keeps a secret.2/5(1). Set in Lisbon, the plot interweaves two romantic intrigues around one "secret": the heroine Violante is hiding her best friend, Isabella (who is the sister of her own lover, Don Felix), from Isabella's father, who wishes to marry her off to a rich but decrepit old merchant.

A Woman Keeps A Secret A Comedy [ Play] Paperback – January 1, by Mrs. [Susanna] Centlivre (Author) out The wonder 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions2/5(1).

The wonder: a woman keeps a secret. A comedy. As it is now acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Cent-Livre. The fifth edition. Paperback – Author: Susanna Centlivre. A comedy of manners set in Lisbon, with many hallmarks of a farce: multiple characters leap out of windows, hide in closets and bedrooms, and are almost discovered; suitors wrongly suspect their lily-white lady-loves of betrayal, while the women are locked up by grasping fathers, at risk of being married off to decrepit money-bags or walled away in a nunnery.

Wonder. A Woman Keeps a Secret. Quick Reference. A: Susannah Centlivre Pf:London Pb: G: Com. in 5 acts; prose S: Lisbon, C: 10m, 4f, extrasThe War of Spanish Succession has just ended. Don Lopez, a Grandee of Portugal, has two children. His son Don Felix is in hiding, since he has wounded a rival in a duel.

Wonder. A woman keeps a secret; Description: A comedy by Mrs Centlivre. As performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Printed from the prompt-book: Shelfmark: ABS Additional NLS resources: Library catalogue record; Attribution and copyright: The physical item used to create this digital version is out of copyright.

The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret. The Wonder.: Susanna Centlivre. Broadview Press, - Drama - pages. 0 Reviews. Susanna Centlivre’s play. The wonder. A woman keeps a secret. By Mrs. Centlivre. Marked with the variations of the manager's book, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret. a Comedy. Written by the Author of the Gamester. at nd: Susanna Centlivre. Wonder Woman's secret identity remains a mystery to many, and with good reason. Unlike Clark Kent or Bruce Wayne, what Wonder Woman does when she's not fighting crime has been in flux for much of.

Get this from a library. The wonder, a woman keeps a secret: a comedy. [Susanna Centlivre]. The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret For the record, I received an invitation from Point of Contention to write something about their show and was comped and given a press packet.

It was fun coming to the show from the "other side" if you will. Though Susanna Centlivre was a well-known and highly performed playwright in the late s and early s, she is less familiar to audiences today.

The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret, now at the Gloria Maddox Theatre, is strong enough evidence to prove she should not be forgotten again. The wonder a woman keeps a secret. A comedy.: By Mrs. Centlivre. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden.

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Centlivre. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-books, by permission of the managers.

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