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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Essays on nineteenth century British theatre.
London, Methuen, 1971
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare|
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kenneth Richards; Peter Thomson; University of Manchester. Department of Drama.
|Notes:||On spine: Nineteenth century British theatre.
"Distributed in the USA by Barnes & Noble, Inc."
|Description:||ix, 195 pages illustrations, plans 23 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1. The theatre: A theatre for the people / Clive Barker --
Theatre Royal, Hull; or, the vanishing circuit / Donald Roy --
The career of Charles Kean: a financial report / M. Glen Wilson --
Staging mid-Victorian drama: four seasons at Pullman's Summer Palace / Paul Wadleigh --
pt. 2. The drama: The early career of George Colman the Younger / Peter Thomson --
Lord Byron's historical tragedies / William Ruddick --
Early Victorian farce: Dionysus domesticated / Michael R. Booth --
George Henry Lewes as playwright: a register of pieces / John Hopkin --
The first production of The importance of being earnest: a proposal for a reconstructive study / Joseph W. Donohue, Jr. --
Dr Hennequin and the well-made play / Arthur Colby Sprague --
pt. 3. Shakespearean production in the nineteenth century: The taming of the shrew at Haymarket Theatre, 1844 and 1847 / Jan McDonald --
On looking at The merchant of Venice / W. Moelwyn Merchant --
Samuel Phelps's production of All's well that ends well / Kenneth Richards.
|Other Titles:||Nineteenth century British theatre.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Kenneth Richards and Peter Thomson.|