Author:Richard Cumberland

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Richard Cumberland
(1732–1811)
English dramatist and novelist
Richard Cumberland

Works[edit]

  • The West Indian

Among his later comedies were:

The other works printed during his lifetime include:

His posthumously printed plays (published in 2 vols. in 1813) include:

  • The Walloons (comedy, acted in 1782)
  • The Passive Husband (comedy, acted as A Word for Nature, 1798)
  • The Eccentric Lover (comedy, acted 1798)
  • Lovers' Resolutions (comedy, once acted in 1802)
  • Confession, a quasi-historic drama
  • Don Pedro (drama, acted 1796)
  • Alcanor (tragedy, acted as The Arab, 1785)
  • Torrendal (tragedy)
  • The Sibyl, or The Elder Brutus (afterwards amalgamated with other plays on the subject into a very successful tragedy for Edmund Kean by Payne)
  • Tiberius in Capreae (tragedy)
  • The False Demetrius (tragedy on a theme which attracted Schiller)

Adaptations[edit]

Novels[edit]

Works about Cumberland[edit]


Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.