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Revels in Jamaica, 1682-1838

Richardson Little Wright

Revels in Jamaica, 1682-1838

plays and players of a century, tumblers and conjurors, musical refugees and solitary showmen, dinners, balls and cockfights, darkt mummers and other memoires of high times and merry hearts.

by Richardson Little Wright

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Jamaica,
  • Jamaica -- Social life and customs.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2421 W7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination378p.
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20292987M

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A book by specialists which can be read and. Lowe lives the simple and happy life of a shopkeeper. A Chinese immigrant to Jamaica in the s, Lowe revels in the lush beauty of his adoptive land.

But the past confronts Lowe in everything he does, and so his history reveals itself-the tale of his exile from China, his shipboard adventures, an unwanted pregnancy and the arrangement that was made to avoid scandal/5(2). “The Revels Plays have a earned a well-deserved reputation for producing exemplary critical editions of non-Shakespearean plays, prepared according to high scholarly standards and aimed at an audience of advanced students and literary professionals.” Professor Bruce Boehrer, SEL (Studies in English Literature, ) Clifford Leech conceived of the Revels Plays.

MOORE, WILLIAM, actor, printer, and journalist; m. 11 March at Quebec to Agnes McKay; fl. – William Moore began his career as an actor in England, playing at the Liverpool Theatre Royal in the years – By he was in Jamaica with the American Company, a group of English actors managed by Lewis Hallam who had taken refuge from the American revolution.

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