Portrait of George Colman

George Colman the Younger:

Selected Bibliography

Bagster-Collins, Jeremy F.
George Colman the Younger, 1762-1836. New York: King's Crown P, 1946.
Baker, David Erskine, Isasc Reed, and Stephen Jones.
Biographica Dramatica, or, a Companion to the Playhouse. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne, 1812.
Burling, William J.
"A Preliminary Checklist and Finding Guide of the Correspondence of George Colman Jr." Bulletin of Bibliography 54 (1997): 339-55.
Chandler, David.
"Colman the Younger's Surrender of Calais: The French Source." Notes and Queries 44 (1997): 215-20.
Hazlitt, William.
A View of the English Stage. London: Stodart, Anderson, et. al., 1818.
Heffner, Hubert C.
"The Haymarket Theater under Colman the Younger, 1789 to 1805." Speech Monographs 10 (1943): 23-29.
Hogan, Charles Beecher.
The London Stage, 1776-1800: A Critical Introduction. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, 1968.
Mander, Raymond, and Joe Mitchenson.
The Theatres of London. London: New English Library, 1975.
Page, Eugene Richard.
George Colman, the Elder: Essayist, Dramatist, and Theatrical Manager, 1732-1794. New York : AMS P, 1966.
Peake, Richard Brinsley.
Memoirs of the Colman Family, including Their Correspondence with the Most Distinguished Personages of Their Time. London: R. Bentley, 1841.
Tasch, Peter A.
"Introduction." The Plays of George Colman the Younger. Ed. Peter A. Tasch. New York and London: Garland, 1981. 1: xi-lvii.
Troost, Linda Veronika.
The Rise of English Comic Opera. Ann Arbor: DAI, 1986.
Troost, Linda V.
"Social Reform in Comic Opera: Colman's Inkle and Yarico." Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 305 (1992):1427-29.
Verhoeven, W. M.
"Opening the Text: The Locked-Trunk Motif in Late Eighteenth-Century British and American Gothic Fiction." Exhibited by Candelights: Sources and Developments in the Gothic Tradition. Eds. Valeria Tinkler-Villani, Peter Davidson, and Jane Stevenson. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1996. 205-19.
Vincent, Howard Payton.
"George Colman the Younger: Adopted Son." Philological Quarterly 15 (1936): 219-20.
Wood, Martin J.
"George Colman the Younger." Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Paula Backscheider. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989. 89: 61-81.

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