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Beggar's Opera, The (1728)

Michael Patterson

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

Second edition


Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191760082

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The Beggar tells the Player that his opera is not ‘unnatural, like those in vogue’. Peachum, who is both

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