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Theobald Mr (Lewis) 1688-1744

Overview
Works: 471 works in 1,564 publications in 2 languages and 17,231 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spurious and doubtful works  History  Fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Portraits  Librettos  Operas  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Arranger, Librettist, Lyricist, Annotator, Other, Attributed name, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR3729.T5, 822.33
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Double falsehood, or, The distressed lovers by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play performed at the Theatre Royal in London in 1727 which the producer, Lewis Theobald, claimed to have adapted from a Shakespeare play. The plot is a version of the story of Cardenio found in Cervantes' Don Quixote as translated by Thomas Shelton and published in 1612. Documentary records list a play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher performed in 1613, probably entitled The History of Cardenio. Is this the missing play or a literary fraud?
Double falshood, or, The distrest lovers : a play by Theobald( Book )

67 editions published between 1722 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Theobald : his contribution to English scholarship with some unpublished letters by Richard Foster Jones( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare restored: or, A specimen of the many errors, as well committed, as unamended by Theobald( Book )

64 editions published between 1726 and 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface to The works of Shakespeare : (1734) by Theobald( Book )

19 editions published between 1734 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Shakespeare: in seven volumes. Collated with the oldest copies, and corrected by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1733 and 1968 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the loves of Antiochus and Stratonice by Theobald( Book )

22 editions published between 1717 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra : a tragedy by Sophocles( Book )

26 editions published between 1714 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Shakespeare ... Collated with the oldest copies, and corrected: with notes, explanatory, and critical: by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1740 and 1773 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fatal secret : a tragedy : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, in Covent-Garden by Theobald( Book )

42 editions published between 1735 and 2011 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orpheus and Eurydice : an opera by Theobald( Book )

20 editions published between 1776 and 1989 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orpheus and Eurydice by Theobald( )

26 editions published between 1739 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happy captive : an English opera : with an interlude, in two comick scenes, betwixt Signor Capoccio, a director from the Canary Islands, and Signora Dorinna, a virtuosa by Theobald( Book )

23 editions published between 1741 and 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal parts of an entertainment, called Apollo and Daphne: or, The burgo-master trick'd. As perform'd at the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields by Theobald( Book )

41 editions published between 1726 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of Proserpine : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields. Written by Mr. Theobald. And set to musick by Mr. Galliard by Theobald( Book )

34 editions published between 1727 and 1731 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus and Andromeda : as it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields ; adorn'd with copper plates by Theobald( Book )

23 editions published between 1730 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete key to the last new farce, The what d'ye call it : to which is prefix'd a hypercritical preface on the nature of burlesque, and the poets design by Benjamin Griffin( Book )

6 editions published between 1715 and 1979 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Persian princess: or, the royal villain. A tragedy. As it was acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By Mr. Theobald by Theobald( Book )

14 editions published between 1715 and 1717 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mausoleum : a poem. Sacred to the memory of Her late Majesty Queen Anne. Written by Mr. Theobald by Theobald( Book )

14 editions published in 1714 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Double falsehood, or, The distressed lovers
Alternative Names
Lewis Theobald britischer Herausgeber und Autor

Lewis Theobald Brits literatuurhistoricus (1688-1744)

Lewis Theobald English editor and author

Theobald, .. 1688-1744

Theobald, L. 1688-1744

Theobald, L. (Lewis), 1688-1744

Theobald, Lewis 1688-1744

Theobaldus, Lewis 1688-1744

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Languages
English (557)

German (1)

Covers
Double falshood, or, The distrest lovers : a playPreface to The works of Shakespeare : (1734)