History of George Barnwell

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


A prose tragedy by George Lillo, produced 1731, based on a popular ballad. A young apprentice, Barnwell, is seduced by the heartless Sarah Millwood, who encourages him to rob ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

Reference entries

George Lillo (1693—1739) playwright

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.