George Farquhar

(1678—1707) playwright

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Irish playwright, the best comic dramatist of the eighteenth century in Britain. His plays achieved unprecedented runs, and two of them continue to be performed today, The Recruiting Officer ...

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.

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