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orphan of China

a tragedy, as it is perform"d at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-Lane.

by Arthur Murphy

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Published by Printed for P. Vaillant in London .
Written in English


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Based on the Chinese tragedy in Du Halde"s Description géographique, historique ... de l"empire de la Chine (cf. the English translation, v. 3: Tchao chi con ell; or, The little orphan of the family of Tchao) Differs much from Voltaire"s L"orphelin de la Chine, from the same source. Cf. Murphy"s letter to Voltaire (p. [89]-96) and Voltaire"s dedication to his play.

Other titlesTchao chi con ell., Little orphan of the family of Tchao.
ContributionsDu Halde, J.-B. 1674-1743.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1241 .L6 vol. 10, PR3605.M9 .L6 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationv, [3], 96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6684167M
LC Control Number25024966
OCLC/WorldCa9096060

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L'Orphelin de la Chine (The Orphan of China) is a French play by Voltaire based on The Orphan of Zhao, a thirteenth-century Chinese play attributed to Ji Junxiang. Voltaire reworked the structure of the play in order to fit the classical model of French drama. L'Orphelin de la Chine adheres to the theory of three unities, which codified that dramas should conform to the unity of action.

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