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The Works of Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele (pseud. Isaac Bickerstaff) (bap. 12 March 1672, Dublin, Ireland – 1 September 1729, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales), English essayist, dramatist, journalist, author and politician.

Title

Other Title

Type

Composed

The Christian Hero

 

Treatise  

1701

The Funeral

Grief á la mode

Play

1701

The Election of Gotham*

 

Play

?

The Lying Lover

The Ladies' Friendship

Play

1703

The Tender Husband

The Accomplished Fools

Play

1705

The Conscious Lovers

 

Play

1722

The School of Action

 

Play

[unfinished]

The Gentleman

 

Play

[unfinished]



Notes

This list excludes periodical works, pamphlets, etc.

* This work was sold to Christopher Rich in 1703 and nothing more is known of it.

Sources

Aitken, G., ed. Richard Steele. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894.

Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2012.

Hayton, D., E. Cruickshanks et al. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1690-1715. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

 

 

 





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