Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part II: Edmund Kean, Sarah Siddons and Harriet Smithson by Their Contemporaries, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part II

Edmund Kean, Sarah Siddons and Harriet Smithson by Their Contemporaries, 1st Edition

By Gail Marshall

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1,312 pages

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Hardback: 9781851968527
pub: 2009-02-11
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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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BIO012000
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Reference
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General