Standard Name: Pix, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Griffith
Married Name: Mary Pix
, writing and publishing at the end of the seventeenth century and the beginning of the eighteenth, was the most prolific female playwright since . Her comedies, full of fun and acute observation of human vagaries, depend more on stagecraft, situation, and plotting than on verbal wit, and are unusually sympathetic to the non-upper classes. As well as both comedies and tragedies, wrote poems and a novel.
Pix, Mary. Ibrahim, The Thirteenth Emperour of the Turks. John Harding and Richard Wilkin, 1696.
Pix, Mary. Queen Catharine; or, The Ruines of Love. William Turner and Richard Basset, 1698.
Pix, Mary. The Adventures in Madrid. William Turner, James Knapton, Bernard Lantot, and B. Bragg, 1706.
Pix, Mary. The Beau Defeated; or, The Lucky Younger Brother. W. Turner and R. Basset, 1700.
Pix, Mary. The Conquest of Spain. Richard Wellington, 1705.
Pix, Mary. The Czar of Muscovy. B.B. Lintott, 1701.
Pix, Mary. The Deceiver Deceived. R. Basset, 1698.
Pix, Mary. The Different Widows; or, Intrigue all-a-Mode. Henry Playford and Bernard Lintott, 1703.
Pix, Mary. The Double Distress. R. Wellington, 1701.
Pix, Mary. The False Friend; or, the Fate of Disobedience. Richard Basset, 1699.
Pix, Mary. The Inhumane Cardinal; or, Innocence Betray’d. J. Harding and Richard Wilkin, 1696.
Pix, Mary. The Innocent Mistress. J. Orme for R. Basset and F. Cogan, 1697.
Pix, Mary. The Spanish Wives. R. Wellington, 1696.
Pix, Mary. Violenta; or, The Rewards of Virtue. John Nutt, 1704.