The Works Of Stanley Houghton
William Stanley Houghton (1881 – 1913) was an English playwright. He was a prominent member of a group known as the Manchester School of dramatists. Houghton's greatest success came with his play Hindle Wakes, which was first performed by Horniman's company at the Aldwych Theatre, London, on 16 June 1912. It had a long run in London, and remains his best known work. Following the success of Hindle Wakes, Houghton left his office job in 1912 to become a full-time dramatist and moved to London. Here he became part of the city's dramatic and literary culture. His plays are set locally in Northern England, but represent universal aspects of human nature.
Volume I: Introduction by Harold Brighouse; Independent Means; Marriages In The Making
Volume II: Partners; Hindle Wakes; The Perfect Cure
Volume III: One Act Plays; Dramatic Criticism; Essays and Sketches; Short Stories: A Novel (unfinished); Casts of The Plays
- This Limited Edition consists of 1,040 copies, of which 1,000 were for sale.
- Publisher Constable & Co., London; 1914
- Green Cloth Hardback with Uncut Page Edges, 264, 283, 310 pp
- Frontis Illustration in Each Volume
- Size 230 x 155mm, 2.8kg
Condition: Good – Remains of ExLibris Lable in Each Volume, Spotting To Page Edges, Many Pages Still Uncut
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