Arthur Colby Sprague (essay date 1926)
SOURCE: Sprague, Arthur Colby. “The Alterations and Adaptations.” In Beaumont and Fletcher on the Restoration Stage, pp. 129-262. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1926.
[In the following excerpt, Sprague discusses two plays adapted by Buckingham: The Chances, originally by Fletcher, and The Restauration from Philaster, or Love Lies a Bleeding, by Beaumont and Fletcher.]
BUCKINGHAM (?), THE RESTORATION
In The Miscellaneous Works of His Grace George, Late Duke of Buckingham, printed nearly twenty years after his death, appeared two excellent pieces entitled respectively, A Prologue to Philaster...
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