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Centlivre, Susanna 1667?-1723

Overview
Works: 429 works in 2,549 publications in 3 languages and 28,083 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Poetry  Biography  Portraits  Fiction 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Creator
Classifications: AC4, 822.5
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Most widely held works about Susanna Centlivre
 
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Most widely held works by Susanna Centlivre
The busy body A comedy. Written by Mrs. Susanna Centlivre by Susanna Centlivre ( )
326 editions published between 1702 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play on gambling
The wonder : a woman keeps a secret by Susanna Centlivre ( )
298 editions published between 1714 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 3,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Susanna Centlivre's play The Wonder (1714) 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 merchant. Because she is sworn to secrecy, Violante cannot reveal Isabella's whereabouts, nor can she explain to Felix why Isabella's new lover, a dashing British soldier, happens to be about the house, prompting Felix's intense jealousy. Centlivre's critique on the tyrannical patriarchs in the world of the play is at the same time a veiled critique of similar conditions in Augustan-era Britain." "This Broadview edition includes contemporary responses (by Richard Steele and Arthur Bedford), biographical accounts, selections of Centlivre's poetry, and early nineteenth-century criticism (by Elizabeth Inchbald and William Hazlitt)."--BOOK JACKET
A bold stroke for a wife by Susanna Centlivre ( Book )
230 editions published between 1718 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bold stroke for a wife A comedy. By the author of The busie-body and The gamester by Susanna Centlivre ( )
76 editions published between 1718 and 2010 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about a wife
The gamester: a comedy As it is acted at the New-Theatre in Lincolns-Inn-Fields by Her Majesty's servants by Susanna Centlivre ( )
77 editions published between 1705 and 1974 in English and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play centered on a gambler
The busy body a comedy. by Susanna Centlivre ( Book )
121 editions published between 1709 and 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cruel gift a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Cent Livre by Susanna Centlivre ( )
46 editions published between 1717 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perjur'd husband: or, the adventures of Venice. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Centlivre by Susanna Centlivre ( Book )
41 editions published between 1700 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragic play based in Venice
The man's bewitch'd or, the devil to do about her. A comedy, as it is acted at the New-Theatre in the Hay-Market; by Her Majesty's servants. Written by Susanna Cent-Livre by Susanna Centlivre ( )
45 editions published between 1709 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about love
A wife well manag'd A farce by Susanna Centlivre ( )
33 editions published between 1715 and 2005 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical play about controlling a wife
The Artifice A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty's company of comedians. By Mrs. Cent-Livre by Susanna Centlivre ( )
27 editions published between 1723 and 1980 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Bickerstaff's burying or, work for the upholders. A farce; as it is acted at the theatres, with applause. By His Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Susanna Centlivre: by Susanna Centlivre ( )
33 editions published between 1710 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satrical play
Mar-plot or, the second part of The busie-body. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by Her Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Susanna Centlivre by Susanna Centlivre ( )
28 editions published between 1711 and 1975 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epistle to the King of Sweden from a lady of Great-Britain by Susanna Centlivre ( )
22 editions published between 1717 and 2000 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love's contrivance, or, Le medecin malgre lui a comedy by Susanna Centlivre ( Book )
26 editions published between 1703 and 1996 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play somewhat based on Molière's 'Le médecin malgré lui'
The platonick lady. A comedy. As it is acted at the Queens Theatre in the Hay-Market. By the author of The gamester, and Love's Contrivance by Susanna Centlivre ( )
23 editions published between 1707 and 1996 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play centered on an indifferent woman
The perplex'd lovers a comedy by Susanna Centlivre ( )
29 editions published between 1712 and 1996 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play
Love at a venture. A comedy. As it is acted by his Grace, the Duke of Grafton's servants, at the New Theatre in Bath. Written by the author of The gamester by Susanna Centlivre ( )
24 editions published between 1706 and 1996 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about love
The stolen heiress or the Salamanca doctor outplotted. A comedy. As it is acted at the New Theatre in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. By Her Majesties servants by Susanna Centlivre ( )
25 editions published between 1703 and 2011 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic play about an heiress
The dramatic works of the celebrated Mrs. Centlivre, with a new account of her life by Susanna Centlivre ( Book )
17 editions published between 1872 and 1986 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
author of A bold stroke for a wife; and the Beau's duel, The 1667?-1723
Author of the Gamester
Author of the Gamester 1667?-1723
Carrol, S. c. 1667-1723
Carrol, S. (Susanna), c. 1667-1723
Carrol, Susanna.
Carrol, Susanna 1667?-1723
Carrol, Susanna c. 1667-1723
Carroll, S.
Carroll, S. 1667?-1723
Carroll, S. (Susanna), 1667?-1723
Carroll Susanna 1667?-1723
Carroll, Susanna ca 1667-1723
Carroll, Susannah
Carroll, Susannah 1667-1723
Cent Livre, .. 1667?-1723 Mrs
Cent Livre, ..., Mrs., 1667?-1723
Cent Livre, Susanna.
Cent-Livre, Susanna 1667?-1723
Cent Livre, Susanna ca 1667-1723
Centliore 1667?-1723
Centliore, Susanna 1667?-1723
Centlive, ... 1667-1723
Centliver, Susanna 1667?-1723
Centlivre 1667?-1723
Centlivre, Susanna 1667?-1723
Centlivre, Susanna Carroll.
Centlivre, Susanna Carroll 1667?-1723
Centlivre, Susanna Carroll ca 1667-1723
Centlivre, Susannah.
Centlivre Susannah 1667?-1723
Centlivre, Susannah ca 1667-1723
Centlivre Suzanne 1667?-1723
Fox, Susanna.
Fox Susanna 1667?-1723
Fox, Susanna c. 1667-1723
Fox, Susannah 1667-1723
Fox, Susannah ca 1667-1723
Freeman, Susanna.
Freeman Susanna 1667?-1723
Freeman, Susanna c. 1667-1723
Freeman, Susanna ca 1667-1723
Freeman, Susannah
Freeman, Susannah 1667-1723
Gamester, author of The 1667?-1723
Livre, Susanna Cent 1667-1723
Livre, Susanna Cent ca 1667-1723
Languages
English (1,596)
German (3)
French (3)
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