See also:English dramatist, was
See also:born at Grandborough, Buckinghamshire, on the 28th of
See also:September 1851 the son of
See also:Jones, a
See also:farmer . He began to
See also:earn his living early, his spare
See also:time being given to
See also:literary pursuits . He was twenty-seven before his first piece, Only
See also:Round the Corner, was produced at the Exeter Theatre, but within four years of his debut as a dramatist he scored a
See also:great success by The
See also:King (
See also:November 1882), written with
See also:Henry Herman, a melodrama produced by
See also:Wilson Barrett at the Princess's Theatre . Its
See also:financial success enabled the author to write a
See also:play " to please himself."
See also:Saints and Sinners (1884), which ran for two
See also:hundred nights, placed on the stage a picture of
See also:life and religion in a
See also:town, and the introduction of the religious
See also:element raised considerable outcry . The author de-fended himself in an article published in the Nineteenth Century (
See also:January 1885), taking for his starting-point a
See also:quotation from the preface to
See also:Moliere's Tartuffe . His next serious piece was The Middleman (1889), followed by
See also:Judah (1890), both powerful plays, which established his reputation . Later plays were The Dancing Girl (1891), The Crusaders (1891), The
See also:Shop (1893), The Tempter (1893), The Masqueraders (1894), The Case of Rebellious Susan (1894), The
See also:Triumph of the
See also:Philistines (1895), Michael and his Lost
See also:Angel (1896), The
See also:Comedy (I896), T he Physician (1897), The Liars (1897),
See also:Sahib (1899), The Manoeuvres of Jane (1899), The Lackeys'
See also:Carnival (1900), Mrs Dane's Defence (1900), The Princess's
See also:Nose (1902),
See also:Chance the Idol (1902), Whitewashing Julia (1903),
See also:Joseph Entangled (1904), The Chevalier (1904), &c . A
See also:uniform edition of his plays began to be issued in 1891; and his own views of dramatic
See also:art have been expressed from time to time in lectures and essays, collected in 1895 as The Renascence of the English Drama .
HENRY JONES (1831-1899)
INIGO JONES (1573-1651)
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