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Lillo, George 1693-1739

Overview
Works: 381 works in 2,010 publications in 4 languages and 22,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spurious and doubtful works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicatee, Creator
Classifications: PR3541.L5, 822.5
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The London merchant by George Lillo( )

422 editions published between 1643 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 6,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 in 1731, The London Merchant became one of the most popular plays of 18th century
The London merchant ; or, The history of George Barnwell : As it is acted at the Theatre Royal, in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty's servants. by George Lillo( )

73 editions published between 1731 and 1793 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Barnwell : a tragedy, in five acts by George Lillo( )

86 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London merchant, or The history of George Barnwell : As it is acted at the theatres in England. by George Lillo( )

62 editions published between 1731 and 1952 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fatal curiosity by George Lillo( Book )

40 editions published between 1737 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvia, or, The country burial : an opera : with the musick prefix'd to each song by George Lillo( )

50 editions published between 1730 and 1974 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century plays by John Hampden( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 1998 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cato, Jane Shore, The Beggar's Opera, Tom Thumb the Great, The London Merchant, The clandestine Marriage and the West Indian
Fatal curiosity : a true tragedy of three acts by George Lillo( )

25 editions published between 1737 and 1995 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Barnwell : a tragedy : adapted for theatrical representation as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden ... by George Lillo( )

27 editions published in 1792 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina, 1738 by George Lillo( Book )

27 editions published between 1738 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Barnwell. A tragedy : As it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. By Mr. Lillo by George Lillo( )

19 editions published between 1772 and 2018 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian hero: a tragedy by George Lillo( )

19 editions published between 1735 and 2018 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britannia and Batavia : a masque by George Lillo( )

26 editions published between 1740 and 2011 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian hero : a tragedy by George Lillo( )

23 editions published between 1735 and 2011 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Barnwell : a tragedy : as it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden by George Lillo( )

5 editions published in 1777 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London merchant: or The history of George Barnwell : As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty's servants. by George Lillo( )

17 editions published between 1757 and 1785 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The London merchant, or, The history of George Barnwell ; and, Fatal curiosity by George Lillo( Book )

14 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arden of Feversham : [an historical tragedy] by George Lillo( Book )

27 editions published between 1725 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arden of Feversham. An historical tragedy: taken from Holingshead's Chronicle, in the reign of King Edward VI. Acted at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-Lane. By the late Mr. Lillo by George Lillo( )

14 editions published between 1762 and 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arden's unfaithful wife Alicia falls in love with their servant Mosby. She promises two different servants that they each can marry Mosby's sister if they succeed in killing Arden for her. She also approaches one of Arden's enemies who hires two incompetent villains to attempt the kill. There are several unsuccessful attempts but in the end Arden is stabbed to death with his wife striking the final blow. The body and weapons are discovered and all of the murderers are sentenced to death
 
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The London merchant
Alternative Names
George Lillo British writer

George Lillo écrivain britannique

George Lillo escritor británico

George Lillo schrijver uit Engeland (1691-1739)

Lillo

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Lillo 1693-1739 Mr

Lillo, G.

Lillo, Georg

Lillo, Georg 1693-1739

Lillo (George), Mr., 1693-1739

Lillo, Mr. (George), 1693-1739

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Джордж Лилло

Лилло, Джордж

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Languages
English (1,062)

German (14)

Italian (1)

French (1)

Covers
Eighteenth century plays