1st Edition

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



ISBN 9781851968527
Published February 10, 2009 by Routledge
1312 Pages

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Book Description

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.