The Beggar's Opera

The Beggar's Opera

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Whore and rogue they call husband and wife: All professions be-rogue one another' The tale of Peachum, thief-taker and informer, conspiring to send the dashing and promiscuous highwayman Macheath to the gallows, became the theatrical sensation of the eighteenth century. In The Beggar’s Opera, John Gay turned conventions of Italian opera riotously upside-down, instead using traditional popular ballads and street tunes, while also indulging in political satire at… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin Classic (November 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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