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Venice preserved a tragedy, in five acts by Thomas Otway

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Published by Davidson in London .
Written in English

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Statementwith remarks, biographical and critical, by D.-G. (i.e.George Daniel) ... as performed at the Theatres Royal, London.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21839963M

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Complete summary of Thomas Otway's Venice Preserved. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Venice Preserved. eNotes Home; will help you with any book or any. Oct 17,  · Venice Preserved is still well regarded enough that it is still taught in many college courses that cover Restoratiion theater. Though modern productions are extremely rare, is is a work that retains power and its pathos. Read more. One person found this helpful. eduevazquez.coms: 2. 'Burn, burn to nothing. But let Venice burn hotter than all the rest.' Venice is sinking. Under the shadow of darkness, an impoverished nobleman and senator’s daughter marry in secret, and are disinherited by her oppressive father. 43 rows · Quote first Line: "Is a play evidently the result of acute remark upon the influence of passion .

Venice Preserv'd is an English Restoration play written by Thomas Otway, and the most significant tragedy of the English stage in the s. It was first staged in , with Thomas Betterton as Jaffeir and Elizabeth Barry as Belvidera. The play was soon printed and enjoyed many revivals through to the s. In , the Royal Shakespeare Company staged a modern adaptation, Venice Preserved. It is masterfully written by an authority on Venetian history, and it is illustrated with more than color photographs. It is both a history of Venice and an account of the complex restoration effort. Venice Preserved should appeal to a broad range of readers; for public and academic Peter LAURITZEN. Read this book on Questia. The only edition of Venice Preserved to appear in Otway's lifetime was the quarto of printed for Joseph Hindmarsh and recorded in The Term Catalogues for Easter (May) of that year. This is the basis of the present edition. The copy . Not quite sure whether to call this an art book -- it has beautiful photographs of Venice's buildings, statues, and other art. Within a framework of describing international efforts to preserve these things, it gives good background on Venice's history. The author is a historian who has lived in Europe & Venice for much of his life.3/5.

Sep 03,  · Venice Preserved. A Tragedy. By. Thomas Otway. 1 (1 Review) Pages: 0. Downloads: Share This. Venice Preserved. A Tragedy. By. Thomas Otway. 1 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. to the Abbé de St. Réal's "Histoire de la 1/5(1). May 31,  · Venice Preserved review – thrills, S&M sex and Restoration politics The Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon Prasanna Puwanarajah’s edge-of-the-seat revival of Thomas Otway’s tragedy looks like Author: Michael Billington. All Book Search results » About the author () Otway was probably the best writer of tragedies during the Restoration period. His Venice Preserved () is rivaled only by Dryden's All for Love. As the Royal Shakespeare Company's production so well demonstrated, Venice Preserved is still a dark and passionate play. Venice Preserved | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.