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If it Ain’t Baroque, Don’t Fix it: Satire and Breaking Norms in The Beggar’s Opera

Posted by: Shawn Flickner The Beggar’s Opera, written by John Gay, first premiered on January 29th, 1728.  It was “the first recorded long running play, which managed 62 successive performances … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

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