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Autograph letters signed from William Winter to various recipients 1867-1902.

Author: William WinterGeorge William CurtisJoseph Henry TookerAda RehanAppleton MorganAll authors
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Includes 265 autograph letters signed, several fragmentary and some undated. Winter discusses Daly's theatre, particularly his Shakespearean productions; praises his actors, especially Ada Rehan; makes suggestions for his editions of plays acted at this theatre. Several mention Edwin Booth. (4) introduces Frank R. Stockton; (115) describes the funeral of Charles Fisher; (204-205) comment on Oscar Wilde's trial;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Prologues and epilogues
Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: William Winter; Augustin Daly; Joseph Francis Daly; Richard Dorney; John Farrington; Appleton Morgan; Ada Rehan; Ada Rehan; Joseph Henry Tooker; Charles Fisher; Edwin Booth; Frank Richard Stockton; Oscar Wilde; Edmond Rostand
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Winter; George William Curtis; Joseph Henry Tooker; Ada Rehan; Appleton Morgan; John Farrington; Richard Dorney; Joseph Francis Daly; Augustin Daly; Oliver Goldsmith; William Shakespeare
OCLC Number: 244484065
Description: 272 items.

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Includes 265 autograph letters signed, several fragmentary and some undated. Winter discusses Daly's theatre, particularly his Shakespearean productions; praises his actors, especially Ada Rehan; makes suggestions for his editions of plays acted at this theatre. Several mention Edwin Booth. (4) introduces Frank R. Stockton; (115) describes the funeral of Charles Fisher; (204-205) comment on Oscar Wilde's trial; (240-243) criticize "Cyrano de Bergerac". Correspondents: Augustin Daly, Joseph Daly, Richard Dorney, John Farrington, Appleton Morgan, Ada Rehan and Joseph Tooker. Also includes an epilogue to Goldsmith's "The good natured man" and a poem by Winter, his preface (manuscript and typed proof sheets) to Daly's edition of the "Taming of the Shrew", 1887, 2 dedicatory sheets of "Gray Days and Gold", and a letter to Winter from George William Curtis, Feb. 5, 1891.

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