The Resource John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings, edited by Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers and Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos

John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings, edited by Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers and Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos

Label
John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings
Title
John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004
Title remainder
adaptations and re-writings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers and Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • por
  • por
  • ger
Summary
When Richard Steele remarked that "the greatest Evils in human Society are such as no Law can come at", he was not able to forsee the spectacular success of John Gay's satire of society, the administration of law and crime, politics, the Italian opera and other topics. Gay's The Beggar's Opera, with its mixture of witty dialogue and popular songs, was imitated by 18th century writers, criticized by those on the seats of power, but remained a favourite of the English theatre public ever since. With N. Playfair's 1920 revival and B. Brecht's and K. Weill's 1928 Dreigroschenoper, Gay'
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
822/.509
Index
no index present
Language note
Texts in German (7) or English (5), with some quoted passages in Portuguese also translated into German
LC call number
PR3474
LC item number
.J646 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft,
Series volume
105
Label
John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings, edited by Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers and Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • beggar's opera and its criminal law context
  • Ian Gallagher
  • Die Fortsetzung der Beggar's opera : Polly (1728)
  • Horst Hohne
  • Robert Walpole und Jonathan Wild : Die satirischen Bezugspersonen von John Gays The beggar's opera
  • Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
  • late eighteenth-century ballad opera and John Wilkes : The bow-street opera (1773)
  • Frank Engelmann
  • Ekstasen der Sachlichkeit : Zur Dreigroschenoper (1928) von Bertolt Brecht und Kurt Weill
  • Klaus Schuhmacher
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • John Gays the beggar's opera und Vaclav Havels Zebracka opera (1975)
  • Uwe Boker
  • Opera Wonyosi (1977) : strategies of a postcolonial response to a western operatic drama
  • Wumi Raji
  • Rewriting als produktive Differenz : Chico Buarque de Hollandas Opera do Malandro (1978) als brasilianische Wiederkehr von John Gays The Beggar's Opera
  • Kathrin Sartingen
  • Italiens Spassmacher schlagt wieder zu : Dario Fos L'opera dello sghignazzo (1981) als provokatives rewriting der Bettleroper
  • Christoph Oliver Mayer
  • Calendar of important adaptations and re-writings 1920-2004
  • From Gay to Brecht and beyond : imitation and re-writing of The beggar's opera -- 1728 to 2004
  • Uwe Boker
  • Ines Detmers
  • Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos
  • John Gays The beggar's opera und die sozialhistorischen Kontexte : Satire, Kriminalitat, Ballade, Oper, Kommerzialisierung
  • Uwe Boker
Control code
ocn733076044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789042021136
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b25667269
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)733076044
  • ebsco1429481366
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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