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Fitzball, Edward 1792-1873

Overview
Works: 784 works in 2,249 publications in 3 languages and 10,715 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Drama  Biography  Librettos  Operas  Melodrama  Detective and mystery plays  History  Acting editions  True crime stories 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Performer, Translator, Lyricist, Adapter, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR1271, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Edward Fitzball
Maritana by William Vincent Wallace( )

12 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maritana is a street singer in Madrid. The King of Spain is taken with her beauty, and his minister, Don José, agrees to help him with his affections. Don José intends to reveal the king's infidelity to further his own favour with the queen
The inchcape bell by Edward Fitzball( Book )

16 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Plays in this volume were all successful in their time. Edward Fitzball (1792-1873) was a prolific writer of melodramas, and The Inchcape Bell (1828) contains the Gothic and nautical elements then popular on the stage. Joseph Stirling Coyne (1803-68), who wrote Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (1846), was principally an author of farces, and the play is typical of the kind of farce with a humble domestic setting and characters to match, popular in the 1840s. George Henry Lewes (1817-78) wrote relatively few plays, but The Game of Speculation (1851) is a cutting comic satire upon greed and duplicity, softened by the usual Victorian sentimental ending. George Sims (1847-1922), the author of seventy plays, specialized, like Fitzball, in melodrama, but melodrama on a much larger social and urban scale. The Lights o' London (1881), which has never been printed, is the most famous of Sims's plays, with a stage history that stretched into the 1930s. The Middleman (1889), a play about capitalist exploitation and how the tables are turned, is a good example of the way in which the older melodrama became that staple of the late Victorian theatre, the 'drama'. Its author, Henry Arthur Jones (1851-1929), soon came to be ranked with Pinero and other important dramatists of the 1890s."--BOOK JACKET
Lurline by William Vincent Wallace( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maritana : opera in three acts by William Vincent Wallace( )

30 editions published between 1845 and 1935 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Bradford!, or, The murder at the road-side inn : a drama in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

41 editions published between 1833 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Flying Dutchman, or, The phantom ship : a nautical drama in three acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

33 editions published between 1826 and 1992 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innkeeper of Abbeville, or, The hostler and the robber : a melo-drame in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

32 editions published between 1822 and 1965 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilot : a nautical burletta in three acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

34 editions published between 1825 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home again, or, The lieutenant's daughters : a domestic drama in three acts by Edward Fitzball( )

16 editions published between 1844 and 1966 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The momentous question : an original domestic drama in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

33 editions published between 1844 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Robber. A romance by Edward Fitzball( )

11 editions published between 1819 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crown jewels : a popular opera in three acts by D. F. E Auber( Book )

16 editions published between 1854 and 1967 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father and son, or, The rock of Charbonniere : a drama in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

21 editions published between 1825 and 1965 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maritana : a grand opera in three acts by William Vincent Wallace( Book )

19 editions published between 1845 and 1966 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc, or, The maid of Orleans : a melo-drama in three acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

27 editions published between 1822 and 1965 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The floating beacon, or The Norwegian wreckers : a melo drama in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

16 editions published between 1824 and 1965 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revenge of Taran, a dramatic poem by Edward Fitzball( )

5 editions published between 1822 and 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas eve, or, The duel in the snow : an original domestic drama in three acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

17 editions published between 1800 and 1966 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The favorite opera in three acts entitled The crown diamonds = Les diamans de la couronne by D. F. E Auber( Book )

12 editions published between 1840 and 1979 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Inchcape bell : a nautical burletta in two acts by Edward Fitzball( Book )

20 editions published between 1828 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The inchcape bell
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Ball, E. 1792-1873

Ball, Edward

Ball, Edward 1792–1873

Ball Edward 1793-1873

Ball, Edward Fitz 1792-1873

Edward Fitzball British writer

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Edward Fitzball englischer Theaterdichter

Edward Fitzball escritor británico

Fitz Ball, E. 1792-1873

Fitz Ball, E. (Edward), 1792-1873

Fitz-Ball, Edward 1792-1873

Fitzball, E. 1792-1873

Fitzball, E. (Edward), 1792-1873

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