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An Essay on Comedy

By Meredith, George

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678501
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: An Essay on Comedy  
Author: Meredith, George
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Excerpt: Good Comedies are such rare productions, that notwithstanding the wealth of our literature in the Comic element, it would not occupy us long to run over the English list. If they are brought to the test I shall propose, very reputable Comedies will be found unworthy of their station, like the ladies of Arthur?s Court when they were reduced to the ordeal of the mantle.

 
 



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