Questions tagged [the-dear-departed]

Questions about the work 'The Dear Departed' by William Stanley Houghton. Should be tagged with [william-stanley-houghton].

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Was “The Dear Departed” influenced by Balzac’s “Father Goriot”?

Honore de Balzac’s masterpiece “Father Goriot” tells the story of a father who loves his two beautiful daughters as forms of God. The daughters, Delphine and Anastasie, didn’t ever truly cared for ...
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“The Dear Departed” is “A Comedy in One Act” and “The Silver Box” is “A Comedy in Three Acts”. Is there some relation?

“The Silver Box” was a play produced by John Galsworthy in 1906 and it gained huge popularity. It is not about comedy, Livens dialogues shows so much of reality of how big shots keep judges in their ...