Susanna Centlivre (1667?-1723) in The Busie Body
(1709) contributed to the stage one of the most successful
comedies of intrigue of the eighteenth and nineteenth
centuries. This pla...
Susanna Centlivre became a minor celebrity in the literary world of London in the early eighteenth century because of her success as a dramatist. She wrote nineteen plays, three of which were farces. ...