The Alchemist: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classi) by Ben Jonson

The Alchemist: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classi)

byBen Jonson

Kobo ebook | December 4, 2014

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The NHB Drama Classi series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the complete text, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, by leading experts in the field, are accurate and above all actable. The editions of English-language plays include a glossary of unusual words and phrases to aid understanding.

In The Alchemist Face, Subtle and Dol Common are three rogues intent on conning the gullible out of their money. Setting up a quack-doctor's practice in Lovewit's house they promise miraculous services that cost their customers dear. Everything goes swimmingly, until Lovewit returns and the three turn against each other.

Edited by Simon Trussler, with an introduction by Colin Counsell.

Title:The Alchemist: Full Text and Introduction (NHB Drama Classi)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 4, 2014Publisher:Nick Hern BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1780015399

ISBN - 13:9781780015392

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