Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part II, Volume 2: Edmund Kean, Sarah Siddons and Harriet Smithson by Their Contemporaries, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part II, Volume 2

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

By Gail Marshall, Tetsuo Kishi, Jim Davis, Lisa Freeman, Peter Raby

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1,312 pages

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Hardback: 9781138754348
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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LITERARY CRITICISM / General