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The Beggar's Opera and Polly

The Beggar's Opera and Polly( )
Author: Gay, John
Gladfelder, Hal
Series title:Oxford World's Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-964222-9
Publication Date:May 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $11.95
Book Description:

With The Beggar's Opera (1728), Gay invented the ballad opera. It is here published for the first time with its sequel, Polly, in which Macheath and Polly Peachum are transplanted to the West Indies. Together the plays offer a scathing and ebullient portrait of a society in which statesmen and outlaws are impossible to tell apart.

Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Drama / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 7.644 x 0.476 Inches
Book Weight:0.374 Pounds



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