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Written in 1728, John Gay's opera caricatures society, marriage and Italian operatic style in this comic satire which is considered revolutionary because it took on poverty and corruption as its subject as told by the thieves, prostitutes and villains of the slums and prisons of 18th century London. The lyrics were set to famous songs the day making it hugely popular with audiences and a radical departure from traditional opera. Bertolt Brech and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera is based on this work. In the story ...

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The Beggar's Opera 2021, Alpha Edition

ISBN-13: 9789354752759

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The Beggar's Opera 2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341760597

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The Beggar's Opera 2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341760603

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The Beggar's Opera 2018, Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN-13: 9780343719807

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The Beggar's Opera 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781721640874

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The Beggar's Opera 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781725968462

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The Beggar's Opera 2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781977976741

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The Beggar's Opera 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781495437120

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The Beggar's Opera 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781505538328

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The Beggar's Opera 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499181319

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The Beggar's Opera 2012, Tredition Classics

ISBN-13: 9783849148430

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The Beggar's Opera 2012, Tredition Classics

ISBN-13: 9783849157289

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The Beggar's Opera 2010, Methuen Drama, New York

ISBN-13: 9780713673821

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The Beggar's Opera 2007, Nick Hern Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781854599148

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The Beggar's Opera 2007, NuVision Publications

ISBN-13: 9781595477941

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The Beggar's Opera 2006, 1st World Library - Literary Society

ISBN-13: 9781421809656

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The Beggar's Opera 2004, 1st World Library - Literary Society, Bloomington

ISBN-13: 9781595406651

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The Beggar's Opera 2002, IndyPublish.com, Cambridge MA

ISBN-13: 9781588277794

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The Beggars' Opera 2000, Dover Publications Inc., New York

ISBN-13: 9780486408880

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The Beggar's Opera 1987, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140432206

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