John Gay and the London Theatre /

The Beggar's Opera, often referred to today as the first musical comedy, was the most popular dramatic piece of the eighteenth century -- and is the work that John Gay (1685-1732) is best remembered for having written. That association of popular music and satiric lyrics has proved to be contin...

Full description

Saved in:
Main Author: Winton, Calhoun.
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1993.
Online Access:Available via JSTOR
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!