Conceits, The

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Anon. (1653)

Historical Records

Marriott's List (1653)

In late 1653, the printer Richard Marriott entered a group of twenty-one plays on the Stationers' Register. Among the titles is:

The Conceits

Theatrical Provenance


Probable Genre(s)

Unknown, although the title perhaps implies comedy

Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

None known

References to the Play

None known

Critical Commentary

"The only evidence for the existence of a play of this name is Marriott's entry of the play in the Stationers' Register" (Bentley, 5.1312).

This remains the case.

For What It's Worth

For discussion of Marriott's list, follow this link: Marriott's List (1653)

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