A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Work

James Sheridan Knowles (1784-1862)
Mythical figure:
William Tell, Swiss rebel
First performance:
William Tell. Drury Lane Theatre (London), 11 May 1825LC: Add. 42871.
Narrativized play (restaging of previous):
William Tell. Covent Garden Theatre (London), 3 Dec. 1838.

Penny Publication

Thomas Peckett Prest (1810-1859)
"William Tell"
Tales of the Drama: p. 409-416.Bodley, Hamilton, Harvard

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