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The Beggar's Opera

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Written in 1728, John Gay's opera caricatures society, marriage and Italian operatic style in this comic satire which is considered revolutionary because it took on poverty and corruption as its subject as told by the thieves, prostitutes and villains of the slums and prisons of 18th century London. The lyrics were set to famous songs the day making it hugely popular with audiences and a radical departure from traditional opera. Bertolt Brech and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera is based on this work. In the story ...

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The Beggar's Opera
2021, Alpha Edition

ISBN-13: 9789354752759

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The Beggar's Opera
2021, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9798694558044

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The Beggar's Opera
2021, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9798705147458

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The Beggar's Opera
2018, Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN-13: 9780343719814

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The Beggar's Opera
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341760597

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The Beggar's Opera
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341760603

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The Beggar's Opera
2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781725968462

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The Beggar's Opera
2017, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781375563741

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The Beggar's Opera
2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781977976741

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The Beggar's Opera
2015, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781297494451

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The Beggar's Opera
2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781495437120

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The Beggar's Opera
2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781505538328

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The Beggar's Opera
2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499181319

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The Beggar's Opera
2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781494833039

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The Beggar's Opera
2012, Tredition Classics

ISBN-13: 9783849148430

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The Beggar's Opera
2012, Tredition Classics

ISBN-13: 9783849157289

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The Beggar's Opera
2010, Methuen Drama, New York

ISBN-13: 9780713673821

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The Beggar's Opera
2010, Gale Ecco, Print Editions, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781170968826

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The Beggar's Opera
2007, Nick Hern Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781854599148

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The Beggar's Opera
2007, NuVision Publications

ISBN-13: 9781595477941

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