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Great Shakespeare actors : Burbage to Branagh

Author: Stanley Wells
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Great Shakespeare Actors provides a series of well-informed, well-written, illuminating, and entertaining accounts of many of the most famous stage performers of Shakespeare in both England and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Wells
ISBN: 9780191008344 0191008346
OCLC Number: 905969552
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: 1.Richard Burbage --
2.Will Kemp --
3.Robert Armin --
4.Thomas Betterton --
5.Charles Macklin --
6.David Garrick --
Who Was the First Great Shakespeare Actress? --
7.Sarah Siddons --
8.George Frederick Cooke --
9.John Philip Kemble --
10.Dora Jordan --
11.Edmund Kean --
12.William Charles Macready --
13.Helen Faucit --
Who Was the First Great American Shakespeare Actor? --
14.Ira Aldridge --
15.Charlotte Cushman --
16.Edwin Booth --
17.Henry Irving --
18.Ellen Terry --
19.Tommaso Salvini --
Times of Change --
20.Edith Evans --
21.Sybil Thorndike --
22.Charles Laugh ton --
23.Donald Wolfit --
24.Ralph Richardson --
25.John Gielgud --
26.Laurence Olivier --
27.Peggy Ashcroft --
28.Michael Redgrave --
29.Paul Scofield --
30.Donald Sinden --
31.Richard Pasco --
32.Ian Richardson --
33.Judi Dench --
34.Derek Jacobi --
35.Ian McKellen --
36.Janet Suzman --
37.Antony Sher --
38.Simon Russell Beale --
39.Kenneth Branagh.
Responsibility: Stanley Wells.

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As well as drawing effectively on significant written accounts by actors and critics, Wells is particularly persuasive in analyses of visual and aural evidence * Russell Jackson, The Year's Read more...

 
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