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David Garrick, a critical biography

Author: George Winchester Stone; George Morrow Kahrl
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Stone, George Winchester, 1907-
David Garrick, a critical biography.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)756457622
Named Person: David Garrick; David Garrick; David Garrick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Winchester Stone; George Morrow Kahrl
ISBN: 0809309319 9780809309313
OCLC Number: 5196912
Notes: Includes indexes.
Awards: Theatre Library Association George Freedley Memorial Award, 1980.
Description: xx, 771 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Lichfield years --
Garrick and the acting tradition --
The beginning manager --
David Garrick, esquire --
Problems of management --
The literary world of scholarship --
Garrick's own plays --
Garrick's adaptations of older plays --
David Garrick abroad: an heir to the classical traditions --
Garrick's theatrical innovations --
London social life --
Garrick the occasional poet --
Garrick's friendships with women of distinction --
Patron of the arts --
Garrick's great comic roles --
Garricks's great tragic roles --
Exit the manager --
The social rounds --
Appendix A: The Garrick family --
Appendix B. Garrick's ninety-six roles, 1741-76 --
Appendix C: Garrick's performances in frequency by year --
Appendix D: Garrick's company strength in performers --
Appendix E: Drury Lane and Covent Garden competition in new plays, 1747-76 --
Appendix F: Garrick's health record during his professional career --
Appendix G: David Garrick's two wills in summary.
Responsibility: by George Winchester Stone, Jr. and George M. Kahrl.
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