Cibber, The Tragical History of King Richard III (Preface)

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Dublin Core

Title

Cibber, The Tragical History of King Richard III (Preface)

Description

Preface: Cibber’s Preface discusses his method of distinguishing his work from Shakespeare’s, allowing us to see the mix of writers at a glance.
Page 1: The first act of Cibber’s adaptation concerns Henry VI – already murdered in Shakespeare’s version.

Creator

Colley Cibber

Source

RB 114765, The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

Date

1700

Contributor

Printed for B. Lintott at the Middle Temple-Gate, in Eleet-street, and A. Bettesworth at the Red-Lyon on London-Bridge

Rights

Public Domain Mark 1.0. Acknowledgement of The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA as a source is requested

Language

en

Coverage

London, England

Citation

Colley Cibber, “Cibber, The Tragical History of King Richard III (Preface),” accessed February 21, 2024, https://timespencil.org/items/show/56.