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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Pettitt, Henry Alfred (1848–1893), playwright

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 787 words.

Pettitt, Henry Alfred (1848–1893), playwright, was born on 7 April 1848 at Cape Hill, Smethwick, near Birmingham, the son of Edwin Pettitt, a civil engineer, and his wife, Lucy, née Hart....

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Thomas, (Walter) Brandon (1848–1914), actor and playwright

John Russell Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 1134 words.

Thomas, (Walter) Brandon (1848–1914), actor and playwright, was born on 24 December 1848 at 101 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, the eldest of the three children of Walter Thomas (d. 1878), a...

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Pennie, John Fitzgerald (1782–1848), playwright and poet

Bertha Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 529 words.

Pennie, John Fitzgerald (1782–1848), playwright and poet, was born on 25 March 1782 at the vicarage, East Lulworth, Dorset, the son of Robert Pennie and his wife Hannah, née Gould. In the...

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Month in the Country, A (1848–50)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 304 words.

The beautiful 29-year-old Natalia is married to a rich landowner Arkadi Islaev, seven years her senior. She is bored by

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Month in the Country, A

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 287 words.

A: Ivan Turgenev W: 1848–50 Pf: 1872, Moscow Pb: 1855 Tr: 1924 G: Com. in 5 acts; Russian prose

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A Month in the Country

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Ivan Turgenev W: 1848–50 Pf: 1872, Moscow Pb: 1855 null...

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Hegel, Marx, and the Novelization of Tragedy

Richard Halpern.

in Eclipse of Action

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 20092 words.

Tragic drama is eclipsed by the novel in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries before returning in a form that has itself become partially novelized. Contemporaneous philosophical...

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Lady of the Camellias

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

(orig. Ger. title Die Kameliendame)

Ballet in three acts with libretto and choreography by Neumeier, music by Chopin, and design by J. Rose. Premiered 4 Nov. 1978 by the Stuttgart...

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