An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley

By J.B. Priestley

The Heinemann performs sequence bargains modern drama and vintage performs in sturdy school room variations. during this play an inspector interrupts a celebration to enquire a girl's suicide, and implicates all of the party-makers in her dying.

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Mrs. Willis* Mrs. Haywood, the Author. 1. Dramatis Persons: The following cast list appears in the published edition of 1724; only actors rilling major roles are noted. 2. Bowman: As a singer, John Bowman was a court favorite who entertained both Charles II and James II; as an actor, he generally played either the fop or the kindly friend roles. Although he did perform in serious roles, comedy was his specialty during his sixty-year career. 3. Evans: a young member of the Drury Lane Company; Robert D.

Of North Carolina Press, 1984) began the serious modern study of the formula descendent of Haywood's love stories and of the satisfactions the form delivers to readers. A more theoretical, still useful early study is John G. Cawelti, Adventure, Mystery, andRomance: Formula Stories as Art and Popular Culture (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1976); Laurie Langbauer's Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel (Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1990) has a useful bibliography (it does not consider Haywood).

7 Parler. WOMEN. Widow Stately. Mrs. Graspall. Mrs. Willis* Mrs. Haywood, the Author. 1. Dramatis Persons: The following cast list appears in the published edition of 1724; only actors rilling major roles are noted. 2. Bowman: As a singer, John Bowman was a court favorite who entertained both Charles II and James II; as an actor, he generally played either the fop or the kindly friend roles. Although he did perform in serious roles, comedy was his specialty during his sixty-year career. 3. Evans: a young member of the Drury Lane Company; Robert D.

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