Playing Jane Austen: Parlour Plays for Drawing-Room Performance.

SKU: 10552-2

This highly desirable book is finally avialable in a reprint! Originally published in 1895 as Duologes and Scenes from the Novels of Jane Austen by J. M. Dent. This beautiful edition includes the illustrations by Margaret Fletcher. Arranged by Filippi, Rosina (Mrs Dowson) Like one-act plays "suitable for amateur performance." The first adaptation for stage, by a Victorian actress. Shows an appreciation of the theatrical nature of dialogue in Austen's novels. Illustrated. Green cloth with soft pink gilt design and pink spine. Includes short bio of Filippi in the back. The British Library. 2019. HB. 139 pgs. NEW. $15.00
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