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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Edward Ravenscroft (1654?–1707)

Ravenscroft, Edward. An English dramatist who flourished between 1671 and 1697. His first play was ‘Mamamouchi; or, The Citizen Turned Gentleman’ (1675), and was taken from Molière’s ‘Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.’ His numerous comedies, farces, and tragedies, some posthumous, include ‘The Wrangling Lovers’ (1676); ‘Scaramouch, a Philosopher’ (1677); ‘King Edgar and Alfreda’ (1677); ‘Ignoramus’ (1678); ‘The London Cuckolds’ (first published in 1783); ‘Dame Dobson’ (1683); ‘The Canterbury Guests’ (1695); and ‘The Italian Husband’ (1698).