The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan

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  • Title: The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Author: W.S. Gilbert
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    About “W.S. Gilbert”

    1. W.S. Gilbert

      Sir William Schwenck Gilbert was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theatre, The Mikado These, as well as most of their other Savoy operas, continue to be performed regularly throughout the English speaking world and beyond by opera companies, repertory companies, schools and community theatre groups Lines from these works have become part of the English language, such as short, sharp shock , What, never Well, hardly ever , and Let the punishment fit the crime.Gilbert also wrote the Bab Ballads, an extensive collection of light verse accompanied by his own comical drawings His creative output included over 75 plays and libretti, numerous stories, poems, lyrics and various other comic and serious pieces His plays and realistic style of stage direction inspired other dramatists, including Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw According to The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Gilbert s lyrical facility and his mastery of metre raised the poetical quality of comic opera to a position that it had never reached before and has not reached since.

    957 thoughts on “The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan”

    1. 4 stars for the content but only 3 stars for this particular Kindle edition (from Project Gutenberg) which suffered from formatting problems.This book contains the 14 operas that Gilbert and Sullivan collaborated on. I have rated the individual plays/operettas separately.



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