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Title He's Much to Blame
Author Holcroft, Thomas  
Date 10 Feb 1798
Licence Application Date 10 Feb 1798
First Performance Date 13 Feb 1798
Document Type Play  Prologue  Epilogue  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA1195
Language English
Document Description A satire which is said to mock the pretentious and selfish natures of social elites.
Theme Censorship & Politics  Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  
Theatre Covent Garden Theatre  
Theatre Manager Harris, Thomas  
Lord Chamberlain Cecil, James (1st Marquess of Salisbury)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Comedy  
Acts Five  
Printed Edition Printed 1798.
Keywords class  money  poverty  servant  politics  satire  comedy  
Additional Information Application for prologue only. Manuscript dated by Larpent Feb., 1798; several passages censored and revised. The previous title, "The Disloyal Lover," is deleted on cover. Manuscript includes a prologue and epilogue. Compared to the printed edition, the manuscript is virtually the same.
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