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Alonzo the brave; or, Faust and the fair Imogene

Francis Cowley Burnand

Alonzo the brave; or, Faust and the fair Imogene

a tragical, comical demoniacal and whatever-you-like-to-call-it burlesque.

by Francis Cowley Burnand

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Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLacy"s acting edition of plays [1850-18-?]; 58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13733833M

This arrangement was repeated during the fol¬ lowing week. On the afternoon of Feb. 7 Byron's "Pilgrim of Love " burlesque was played, while in the evening a burlesque called "Little Faust," but which was in reality Burnand's "Alonzo the Brave, or Faust and the Fair Imogene," was presented. By this time I had made myself quite uncomfortable. I stirred the fire, and stood with my back to it as long as I could bear the heat, looking up at the darkness beyond the screen, and at the wormy curtains creeping in and creeping out, like the worms in the ballad of Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene.

John Pennie, The Harp of Parnassus: A new selection of classical English poetry, including several original pieces never before ed for schools and young readers in general. (London: G. & W.B. Whittaker, ) Information about the collection: There is no preface, though each section has a page introduction. The name of the author (often just a surname or a surname with a. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporations, Inscribed to Dreiser by the author. (49D) Bercovici, Konrad. Crimes of Charity. New York: A. A. Knopf, (49D) Bercovici, Konrad. The Crusades. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, Autographed by author and inscribed from Theodore Dreiser to Helen Dreiser. (58D-2) Bercovici.

Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogene. Partial text(s) A From Kenneth Peacock, Songs of the Newfoundland Outports, Volume II, pp. Sung by Harry Curtis, Joe Batt's Arm, July A warrior so bold and a virgin so bright COnversed as the sat on the green; They gazed at each other with tender delight, Alonzo the Brave was the name of.   Author: Various: Title: The Coo-ee Reciter: Humorous, Pathetic, Dramatic, Dialect, Recitations & Readings Contents: I killed a man at Graspan / M. Grover -- Kitty O'Toole / W. L. Lumley -- The ballad of the drover / Henry Lawson -- The rescue / Edward Dyson -- Saltbush Bill / A. B. Paterson -- Drought and doctrine / J. Brunton Stevens -- The martyr / Victor J. Daley -- The carrying of the baby.


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Alonzo the brave; or, Faust and the fair Imogene by Francis Cowley Burnand Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alonzo the Brave was the name of the knight,— The maiden’s, the Fair Imogine. 5 “And O,” said the youth, “since to-morrow I go: To fight in a far distant land, Your tears for my absence soon ceasing to flow, Some other will court you, and you will bestow: On a wealthier suitor your hand!” 10 “O, hush these suspicions,” Fair.

Alonzo the brave, or, Faust and the fair Imogene: a burlsque, uniting in its construction the romantic pathos of the well-known ballad, "Alonzo and Imogene,": with the thrilling horrors of Goethe's "Faust.". Get this from a library. Alonzo the brave, or, Faust and the fair Imogene: a tragical, comical, demoniacal, and whatever-you-like-to-call-it burlesque.

[F C Burnand; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]. There appear to have been a number of stage versions that include the phrase Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene in their title, all apparently versions of the famous ballad The Celebrated History of Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene by Matthew Gregory Lewis (“Monk Lewis”) (–).Among them have been texts by Didelot (), T.J.

Dibdin ( and ), E. Fitzball. Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene. Choral Ballad. Words by M. Lewis from âœThe Monk,â etc. Paperback – Ap by M. Lewis (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Author: M. Lewis. Alonzo the brave, or, Faust and the fair Imogene: A burlsque, uniting in its construction the romantic pathos of the well-known ballad, "Alonzo and Imogene,": with the thrilling horrors of Goethe's "Faust".

Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogene DESCRIPTION: Alonzo, leaving for the wars in Palestine, bids Imogene be faithful, but another wins her hand. At the wedding, Alonzo's spectre, a rotting skeleton in armor, appears and bears Imogene away.

(Four) times a year, the couple will appear at a ball and dance. One of Sam Cowell's most popular 'Comic Scenas,' Alonzo the Brave, was published and performed in Britain and the US. The text is by Sam. The Monk M. Lewis.

The following entry presents criticism of Lewis's novel The Monk (). Perhaps the most notorious English horror novel of the eighteenth century, M. Lewis's The Monk. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene: Description: Scene from Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene at the Princess.

Theatre: Princess: Source: The Illustrated London News,p. See Source: Go to Source Images ( MB) Review: The Illustrated London News,p. Alonzo the brave; or, Faust and the fair Imogene.

A tragical, comical, demoniacal, and whatever-you-like-to-call-it burlesque. Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene: Description: Scene from Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene at the Princess.

Theatre: Princess: Source: The Illustrated London News,p. Review: The Illustrated London News,p. Printed: Book Src Contents Text; Music Repository Printer / Publisher Printer ID Show all fields Author / Composer Words by M.G. Lewis Notes. Topics Add notes Assoc Source Type Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogene.

Roud Broadside Index (B) 8 of approx 64 results First Line Roud No [Search for in the current indexes] Other nums. Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene. Choral Ballad. Words by M. Lewis from The Monk, etc. [M G. Lewis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Title: Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene.

Choral Ballad. Words by M. Lewis from The Monk. Alonzo the Bravo was the name of the knight, The maid was the Fair Imogene. " And ah," said the youth, "since to-morrow I go To fight in a far distant land, Thy tears for my absence soon ceasing to flow, Some other will court you, and you will bestow On a wealthier suitor your hand.".

Similarly, the character of Imogene in Matthew Lewis’ “Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene,” is another female figure who cannot resist temptation. In this instance, the lure is material wealth that makes her forget her vow of fidelity to her said “lover” Alonzo the Brave. Book Description: Romantic Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion provides a thorough critical, textual and historical account of the Gothic aesthetic as manifested across a wide range of Romantic-era literary texts, from the adumbrations of the Gothic mode in the proto-Romantic poetry of the s, through to the"belated" Gothic fictions of the late s.

Matthew Gregory Lewis >The English novelist and playwright Matthew Gregory Lewis (), known >as Monk Lewis, a popular writer during the early 19th century, is remembered >today only as the author of a Gothic novel, "The Monk." Matthew G. Lewis was born in London on July 9, Whilo they drink out of skulls newly torn from the grave, Dancing round them pale spectres are seeu: Their liquor is blood, and this horrible stavo They howl, " To the lealth of Alonzo the Brave, And his consort the false Imogene." THE END.

Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), Alonzo the brave, or, Faust and the fair Imogene: A burlsque, uniting in its construction the romantic pathos of the well-known ballad, "Alonzo and Imogene,": with the thrilling horrors of Goethe's "Faust".

(Cambridge: [publisher not identified], ) (page images at. There Bennett and Douglas, and Pickuls, or some other equally famed histrionic name, gives that affecting tragedy “Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogene”, and a pantomime, all in the astonishing space of five minutes, and for a lamentably small charge of one penny - the principal incident being the dire appearance of a mysterious spirit in.See the note on the textual variants for “Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogine” for further evidence that Scott drew these two poems from an early edition of The Monk.

3. This rather silly, tacked-on moral, coupled with the nonsensical repetitions (“paced the church-yard three times four / four times three”), may indicate that Lewis.