The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The “rover” of the play’s title is Willmore, a rakish naval captain, who falls in love with a young woman named Hellena, who has set out to experience love before her brother sends her to a convent. The Rover follows the escapades of a band of banished English cavaliers as they enjoy themselves at a carnival in Naples. Approaching Literature Course Team. Photos of the cast of The Rover in rehearsal Find out more. Confusion Elsewhere, a wealthy gentleman, Blunt, is charmed into the arms of Lucetta.
You already recently rovre this item. Your rating has been recorded. Libby Gohn Audio edited by Elizabeth Klett For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats if availableplease go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. The portrait of a world-famous courtesan, Angellica Bianca, is put on display, announcing her arrival in the town. The titular character is a raffish naval captain, Willmore.
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Aurora Metro Books Buy this work. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: First performed by the Duke’s Company at the Dorset Garden Theatre aprathe play was initially published anonymously.
The Rover follows the escapades of a band of banished English cavaliers as they enjoy themselves at a carnival in Naples. English View all editions and formats Summary: Much to his surprise, Angellica invites him in and, bewitched by his boldness, declares her love and gives herself to him for free. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.
It includes interviews with Jules Wright, WPT director, and a discussion of the translation from stage to screen. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Find more information oonline As other men fight over her, Willmore pulls down her portrait to gaze on as he has no money to buy her.
Willmore is pursued by Angellica.
It is believed that it took her this long to claim authorship because she was afraid fover potential plagiarism charges, as the play closely resembles Thomas Killigrew’s ‘Thomaso.
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An immediate attraction sparks between Willmore and Hellena, and Florinda arranges to escape with Belvile late at night. Home About Help Search. Unfortunately, payments are no longer supported by Mastercard in your web browser Mozilla 0.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. M4B audio book 87mb. Finally, the third major plot of the play concerns English countryman Blunt, a naive and vengeful man who becomes convinced that a girl, Lucetta, has fallen in a;hra with him. Photos and biographies of the cast and creatives of The Rover Find out more.
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The plot: The Rover