George Farquhar

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George Farquhar


George Farquhar (1677 or 1678 – 29 April 1707) was an Irish dramatist. He is noted for his contributions to late Restoration comedy, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).

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The 1988 play Our Country's Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker (produced at SLT in 2012) revolves around the story of 18th-century convicts in Australia attempting to put on a performance of Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer.


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