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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 130

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Author

Baillie, Joanna (1762-1852).

Title

A Series of plays: in which it is attempted to delineate the stronger passions of the mind: each passion being the subject of a tragedy and a comedy. Set bound as four volumes; vols. I-III are Series of plays. (Vol. I., 5th ed., vol. II, 3rd ed., vol. III, 1st ed.) London : Longman, 1806-12. Set's volume IV is Miscellaneous plays. 2nd ed.

Imprint

London : Longman, 1806-12. 4 vols.

Physical description

WITH : Miscellaneous plays. 2nd ed. Longman, 1805. 4vols. as Baillie's plays vols. 1-4 in contemporary half deep purple morocco. Armorial bookplates & labels of Norfolk & Norwich Library on front boards.

Call Number

WPRP 130

Notes

Vol. I includes "Introductory Discourse" and an Advertisement. Vol. II includes Dedication and "To the Reader". Vol. III includes "To the Reader." Vol. IV includes Advertisement.

Epigraph

none

Online copies

Volume I, Google Books

Volume II, Google Books

Contents

Vol. I.

Includes "Introductory Discourse" and an Advertisement.

No Contents page. Plays include:

 

BASIL: A TRAGEDY

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

74

ACT I.

75

ACT II.

91

ACT III.

114

ACT IV.

139

ACT V.

176

THE TRYAL: A COMEDY

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

194

ACT I.

195

ACT II.

213

ACT III.

235

ACT IV.

252

ACT V.

274

DE MONFORT: A TRAGEDY

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

302

ACT I.

303

ACT II.

324

ACT III.

344

ACT IV.

359

ACT V.

378

Vol. II.

Includes Dedication and "To the Reader."

No Contents page. Plays include:

 

THE ELECTION: A COMEDY, IN FIVE ACTS

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

2

ACT I.

3

ACT II.

18

ACT III.

45

ACT IV.

64

ACT V.

83

ETHWALD: A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. PART FIRST.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

110

ACT I.

111

ACT II.

134

ACT III.

156

ACT IV.

179

ACT V.

216

ETHWALD: A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. PART SECOND.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

240

ACT I.

241

ACT II.

266

ACT III.

286

ACT IV.

303

ACT V.

330

THE SECOND MARRIAGE, A COMEDY. IN FIVE ACTS

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

362

ACT I.

363

ACT II.

385

ACT III.

412

ACT IV.

430

ACT V.

457

Vol. III.

Includes "To the Reader."

No Contents page. Plays include:

 

ORRA: A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

2

ACT I.

3

ACT II.

22

ACT III.

44

ACT IV.

64

ACT V.

79

THE DREAM: A TRAGEDY, IN PROSE, IN THREE ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

102

ACT I.

103

ACT II.

125

ACT III.

152

THE SIEGE: A COMEDY, IN FIVE ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

174

ACT I.

175

ACT II.

192

ACT III.

219

ACT IV.

228

ACT V.

248

THE BEACON: A SERIOUS MUSICAL DRAMA, IN TWO ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

268

ACT I.

269

ACT II.

290

Vol. IV.

Includes Advertisement.

No Contents page. Plays include:

 

RAYNER: A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

2

ACT I.

3

ACT II.

35

ACT III.

54

ACT IV.

78

ACT V.

105

THE COUNTRY INN: A COMEDY.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

138

ACT I.

139

ACT II.

172

ACT III.

209

ACT IV.

228

ACT V.

252

CONSTANTINE PALEOLOGUS; OR THE LAST OF THE CÆSARS: A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS.

PERSONS OF THE DRAMA

280

ACT I.

281

ACT II.

310

ACT III.

345

ACT IV.

367

ACT V.

408