Dion Boucicault Quotes

Best Quotations by Dion Boucicault

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Selected works
London Assurance (1841)
The Bastile [sic] (1842)
Old Heads and Young Hearts (1844)
The School for Scheming (1847)
Confidence (1848)
The Knight Arva (1848)
The Corsican Brothers (1852)
The Vampire (1852)
Louis XI (1855)
The Poor of New York (1857)
The Octoroon or Life in Louisiana (1859)
The Colleen Bawn or The Brides of Garryowen (1860)
Jeanie Deans (1860)
Arrah-na-Pogue (1864)
Rip van Winkle or The Sleep of Twenty Years (1866)
After Dark: A Tale of London Life (1868)
The Shaughraun (1874)
The Jilt (1885)


See also
Dionysius Lardner (probably Boucicault's natural father. Although it made its author a handsome fortune he lost it in the management of various London theatres. After his return to England Boucicault was asked by the noted American comedian Joseph Jefferson who also starred in the production of Octoroon to adapt Washington Irving's Rip van Winkle.

". The New York Times heralded him in his obituary as "the most conspicuous English dramatist of the 19th century. By the later part of the 19th century Boucicault had become known on both sides of the Atlantic as one of the most successful actor-playwright-managers then in the English-speaking theatre.