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High life below stairs

Townley, James

High life below stairs

a farce of two acts : as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

by Townley, James

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Published by Printed for Newbery and Carnan ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGarrick, David, 1717-1779.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1241
The Physical Object
Pagination54, [2] p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16861072M

James Townley’s farce High Life Below Stairs was first performed on the London stage in Famous on both sides of the Atlantic, it provoked outrage among servants for caricaturing their manners. The play’s protagonist is a white Jamaican landowner, Lovel. Believing that his servants are cheating him, he infiltrates their quarters. Here we see the cook between a white coachman and. OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries omitted. Transcribed from: Garrick, David, High life below stairs: a farce of two acts. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

Download or read An Apology for the Servants. Occasioned by the Representation of the Farce called, “High Life below Stairs,” etc book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants, Below Stairs is the remarkable true story of an indomitable woman, who, though her position was lowly, never stopped aiming high. 'Enormous gusto, salty humour, wisdom' Evening Standard 'Shrewd, unabashed, wickedly funny, a unique front-line report of her life's experiences.

High Life Below Stairs: A Farce, in Two Acts (Classic Reprint) descargar. Únete a Biblioteca de España - High Life Below Stairs: A Farce, in Two Acts (Classic Reprint) de James Townley. Búsqueda. Todas las categorias. eBooks Kindle () Uncategorized () Literatura y ficción (). He was the author, although the fact was long concealed, of High Life below Stairs, a two-act farce presented at Drury Lane on 31 October ; also of False Concord (Covent Garden, 20 March ) and The Tutor (Drury Lane, 4 February ). Notes.


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Addeddate Call number srlf_ucla:LAGE Camera 5DPages: In the first volume of her memoirs, Below Stairs, was published to instant success and turned her into a celebrity.

She died in She died in Product details4/4(). The cover of the book compares Below Stairs to "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs, Downstairs." In fact, the image of Daisy, the kitchen maid in "Downton Abbey" kept floating through my mind as I read.

But what this book has that the two series don't is a closely wrought picture of the life and heart of a /5. High life below stairs: A farce. Written by David Garrick, Esq. Taken from the manager's book at the Theatre Royal Drury-Lane. (Townley, James, ) (Garrick, David, ) 23,[1]p. High Life Below Stairs - A Farce, in Two Acts by James Townley avg rating — 4 ratings — published — 22 editions.

High Life Below Stairs. Date Artist John Collet (?) Origin In front of it stands a little girl supporting a doll seated on a book laid on a stool.

At far right, a washer woman bends to her task, a doll on the floor beside her and a flat iron on the floor behind her. It shows servants in their own quarters (below stairs. High Life Below Stairs: A Farce of Two Acts. As it is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, Volume 3 High Life Below Stairs: A Farce of Two Acts.

As it is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, James Townley: Author: James Townley: Publisher. Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants portrayed in Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs, Margaret Powell's classic memoir of her time in service, Below Stairs, is the remarkable true story of an indomitable woman who, though she served in the great houses of England, never stopped aiming high.

Powell first arrived at the servants' entrance of one of those great. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. AJ; 55 pages. x inches. James Townley was the author, although the fact was long concealed, of High Life below Stairs, a two-act farce presented at Drury Lane on 31 October Margaret Powell ( – April ) was an English writer.

Her book about her experiences in domestic service, Below Stairs, became a best-seller and she went on to write other books and became a television personality. Below Stairs was an impetus for Upstairs, Downstairs and the basis of Beryl's Lot, and is one of the inspirations of Downton AbbeyBorn: But what was life really like for the people who kept such a household running: the servants.

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Staples. Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs. Part 1 of 3 - Knowing Your Place. This is the first of three in a documentary series which looks at what life was like for British servants.Full text of "High life below stairs; a farce, in two acts" See other formats To-wnley High Life Below Stairs THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES FREDERIC THOMAS BLANCHARD ENDOWMENT FUND HIGH LIFE BELOW STAIRS.

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