A DRAMA, IN TWO ACTS.
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
WILLIAM E. SUTER
Introductory Material by Jennifer Carnell
Aurora Floyd, A Drama in Two Acts, Adapted from Miss Braddon's Popular Work of the Same Title.
A limited edition paperback of 150 numbered copies of the 1863 play, originally performed at the Queen's Theatre in 1863. Suter was a prolific playwright, producing numerous melodramas and comedies, including a play Braddon herself acted in as a young actress.
Braddon did not authorise Suter's adaptation of Aurora Floyd, and she and her publisher failed in their court case to prevent publication of the play.
Contains a note on the author, a bibliography of 51 Victorian plays (many of which were previously unrecorded) adapted from novels by Braddon, and details of 26 Victorian actresses who played Aurora Floyd.
William E. Suter
Victorian Plays Based on Braddon Novels
Victorian Actresses Who Played Aurora Floyd
Note on the Text
Aurora Floyd by William E. Suter
1. Cover illustration from a photograph of actress Amy Fawcitt.
2. Amy Sedgwick by Steedman.
3. Mrs. Charles Young by Steedman.
4. Jane Coveney by W.M.R. Quick.
5. Back cover photograph of Amy Sedgwick.
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Introductory Material by Jennifer Carnell.
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