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Venice preserv"d; or, A plot discover"d

Thomas Otway

Venice preserv"d; or, A plot discover"d

a tragedy, marked with the variations in the manager"s book, at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden.

by Thomas Otway

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Published by Printed for C. Bathurst, and T. Lowndes, T. Caslon, and W. Nicoll in London .
Written in English


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SeriesThe new English theatre, 1776-1777 -- 6
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Open LibraryOL13984734M

  Prasanna Puwanarajah’s edge-of-the-seat revival of Thomas Otway’s tragedy looks like Blade Runner but deals in age-old themes of hypocrisy, corruption and egoAuthor: Michael Billington. Thomas Otway’s Venice Preserv’d () was one of the long eighteenth century’s most frequently performed tragedies. With its excitingly political plot, its often beautiful blank verse, and its perennial themes of love, friendship and madness, the .

Context: One of the two great tragedies by the best of the Restoration dramatists is Venice Preserved, or A Plot Discovered, frequently called "the last of .   The story of "Venice Preserved" is partly founded upon St. Real's History of the Conspiracy of the Spaniards against the Republic of Venice, in Voltaire compares the author of this History to Sallust; and pronounces it superior to the English tragedy—an assertion, which, like many others from the same source, was the convenient sentence.

  Venice Preserv'd review – immersive drama that's more of an aimless wander 2 / 5 stars 2 out of 5 stars. Spectators' Guild stumble and fall in this misconceived staging of a Restoration tragedy.   Author of Venice preserved, The orphan, The works of Mr. Thomas Otway, The orphan; or, The unhappy marriage, Thomas Otway, Don Carlos, Prince of Spain, Venice preserved, or, A plot discovered, The works of Thomas Otway.


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Download PDF Venice Preserv D Or A Plot Discover D book full free. Venice Preserv D Or A Plot Discover D available for download and read online in other formats. Genre/Form: Drama History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Otway, Thomas, Venice preserved.

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London: Dent, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Tragedy of Venice Preserved; Or, A Plot Discovered. By Thomas Otway. Adapted for Theatrical Representation, as Performed at the Theatresroyal CoventGarden and DruryLane with the Life of the Author, by Dr.

Johnson; and a Critique, by R. Cumberland, Esq Item Preview. VENICE Preferv'd: OR, APlotDifcover'd. TRAGEDY. II 7;, LONDO RSTandl LowxDsinFIeet-Streef, eyinLudgate-Street. MDCCLXIII. a plot Meanwhile, Pierre, a foreign soldier and friend to Jaffeir, is plotting in the shadows.

He plans to bring down the Senate in revenge against Antonio, another senator, who is using his political standing to pay for trysts with Pierre’s mistress, Aquilina. Venice Preserved book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 3 Stars because it was really hard to follow the plot.

flag Like see review. M.J. Logue rated it it was ok. Thomas Otway was an English dramatist of the Restoration period, best known for Venice Preserv'd, or A Plot Discover'd ().3/5.

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Venice Preserved. Or, a Plot Discovered. a Tragedy. by Thomas Otway. Adapted for Theatrical Representation, as Performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury- | The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

In its determination to preserve the century of. 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.

VENICE PRESERV'D or A Plot Discovered. Written by Thomas Otway. Directed by Peter Gill. Ian McKellen in the role of Pierre. Lyttelton, London. 12 April Words from Ian McKellen. Thomas Otway's play is sporadically revived on British stages.

I wish I had been old enough to catch John Gielgud and Paul Scofield as Pierre and Javier in the. Close section Venice Preserved. Frontispiece; EPISTLE DEDICATORY To Her GRACE the DUTCHESS OF PORTSMOUTH.

PROLOGUE. Personæ Dramatis. Close section VENICE PRESERV'D, OR A Plot Discover'd. ACT I. Scene I. ACT II. ACT III. Enter Aquilina; ACT III. SCENE The Second. ACT IV. SCENE Enter Jaffeir and Belvidera; ACT IV.

SCENE The. Complete summary of Thomas Otway's Venice Preserved. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Venice Preserved. 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-text is from the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Mal. This has been collated with the "variant" first quarto in Bodley (in which the final "e" is omitted.

An introduction to a forgotten masterpiece. Venice Preserv’d has been called a ‘masterpiece’ by the theatre critic Michael Billington and ‘the last great verse play in the English language’ by the fascinating critic and provocateur Kenneth it’s rarely read, studied, analysed, or staged nowadays.

But this brief introduction to Thomas Otway’s Restoration tragedy about sex. Venice preserved: Or, a plot discovered. A tragedy. By Thomas Otway. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent Garden.

Regulated from the prompt-book. '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."Venice Preserved; or a Plot Discovered" by Thomas Otway: A TEI Edition by Jesús Tronch based on Robert G.

Lawrence's edition Close panel X. Metadata Note on this digital edition Dramatis Personae PROLOGUE ACT I ACT II ACT III ACT IV ACT V APPENDIX - PROLOGUE THE EPILOGUE. Display features.The Regents Restoration Drama series provides soundly edited texts, in modern spelling, of the significant plays of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

Each text is based on a fresh collation of the early authoritative editions. The textual notes record all substantive departures from the edition used as the copy-text.

Variant substantive readings among .