The Beaux Stratagem: A Comedy

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J. Bell, 1797 - English drama (Comedy) - 110 pages
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Review: The Beaux' Stratagem

User Review  - Leila Anani - Goodreads

As Restoration comedies go, this is far from one of my favourites - it's fairly static and far less witty/satirical than a lot in the genre. What makes it interesting however is its strong feminist ... Read full review

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User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

I enjoyed this a lot - very witty, one of the better Restoration comedies I've read. I was also delighted to discover that this is where the character "Lady Bountiful" comes from. Quite moving to realise that Farquahar wrote this practically on his deathbed, and could still be so funny. Read full review

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