1st Edition

Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part II Edmund Kean, Sarah Siddons and Harriet Smithson by Their Contemporaries

    1312 Pages
    by Routledge

    During the eighteenth century, theatrical writing developed as a genre. The publishing market responded to a seemingly insatiable appetite for accounts of the personalities, social lives and performances of celebrated entertainers. This series features actors who were significant in their development of new ways of performing Shakespeare.