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(Critical Edition of Dramatic Literature)
ph_0111207684-Cibber.jpg Colley Cibber Published by Salem Press, Inc.

Colley Cibber wrote a number of nonfiction works in his later years: An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber (1740), A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope (1742), The Egoist: Or, Colley upon Cibber (1743), A Second Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope (1743), Another Occasional Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope (1744), The Character and Conduct of Cicero (1747), and A Rhapsody upon the Marvellous (1751). In addition, having been made poet laureate in 1730, he wrote a series of annual New Year’s and birthday odes celebrating the virtues of George II.