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Title The Man of the World
Author Macklin, Charles  
Date 4 Dec 1779
Licence Application Date 4 Dec 1779
First Performance Date Not produced.
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA500
Language English
Document Description Some passages have been cancelled, most likely by the Examiner, with substitutions written in. Includes a letter to the Lord Chamberlain from Charles Macklin, stating his purpose in writing the play. Manuscript and printed text are virtually identical, except for the cancelled passages, which are printed as they originally appeared in the manuscript.
Theme Censorship & Politics  Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  Royalty & Aristocracy  Censorship & Politics  
Theatre Covent Garden Theatre  
Theatre Manager Harris, Thomas  Macklin, Charles  
Lord Chamberlain Seymour-Conway, Francis (1st Marquess of Hertford)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Deputy Examiner at time of Licence Application Capell, Edward  
Genre Comedy  
Acts Five  
Printed Edition Printed 1793.
Keywords comedy  censorship  prejudice  Scotland  Parliament  women  family  courtship  lawyer  lovers  scholar  beauty  marriage  romance  clergy  husband  vanity  
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