Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

Standard Name: Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de


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Education Mary Cowden Clarke
Some years after her brother Alfred's time at Boulogne in France, she followed him in staying in the same family, that of Monsieur Bonnefoy , who ran a school in his house. Lessons, theatre...
Literary responses Elizabeth Griffith
Reviews were highly complimentary. The Court Miscellany was typical in praising EG for that delicacy and softness which masculine women writers unfortunately scorn. The Gentleman's Magazine noted the adaption from Beaumarchais . The success of...
Performance of text Elizabeth Griffith
EG 's comedy The School for Rakes opened at Drury Lane ; it was adapted from Eugénie by P. A. Caron de Beaumarchais , and had a highly satisfactory run.
Griffith, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. The Delicate Distress, edited by Cynthia Booth Ricciardi and Susan Staves, University Press of Kentucky, p. vii - xviii.
Textual Production Elizabeth Griffith
An anonymous translation of Beaumarchais appeared: The Barber of Seville, which in the past has been ascribed to EG .
Highfill, Philip H. et al. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press.
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Norton, J. E. “Some Uncollected Authors XXII: Elizabeth Griffith 1727-1793”. The Book Collector, Vol.
, pp. 418-24.


1816: Gioacchino Rossini's opera Il Barbiere di...

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Gioacchino Rossini 's opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) had its first performance in Rome; its libretto, by Beaumarchais , is a prequel to The Marriage of Figaro, set by Mozart .


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