Cato: A tragedy and selected essays.
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Joseph Addison’s three plays indicate important trends in eighteenth century British theater. Rosamond attempts to combine music and drama as a domestic alternative to Italian opera, an ambition.
At the end of the hard winter at Valley Forge, General George Washington defied a congressional ban on theatrical productions and entertained his men with a production of Joseph Addison's 1713 tragedy Cato. 1. Addison's play is a dramatization of the last days of the Roman Senator Marcus Porcius Cato (95-46 BCE), who for Addison served as an.
Literary analysis will draw upon a context to be derived from a number of essays by Sir William Temple, John Dryden, John Dennis, Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope, the third Earl of Shaftesbury and other authors, to be considered in the so-called theoretical classes. Practical analysis will focus on the following works: 1.
Joseph Addison was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. Home. Log In Once logged in, you can add biography in the database. Directories Newly added. Create Biography.
Cato a Tragedy Written By Mr Addison Marked With the Variations In the Manager's Book, At the Theatre-Royal In Covent-Garden The Right Honorable Joseph Addison V1 The Evidences Of the Christian Religion By the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq.
Joseph Addison’s Cato, a tragedy in five acts written in blank verse and first performed at Drury Lane in 1713, was greatly admired in Britain’s American colonies before the Revolution. Marcia was the daughter of Cato, and Juba was the Prince of Numidia who had to hide his unacceptable love for Marcia.