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Specimens of English dramatic criticism, XVII-XX centuries,

Author: A C Ward
Publisher: London, New York H. Milford, Oxford University Press [1945]
Series: World's classics, 498.
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Ward, A.C. (Alfred Charles), 1891-
Specimens of English dramatic criticism, XVII-XX centuries.
London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, Oxford University Press [1945]
(OCoLC)574619343
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Ward
OCLC Number: 179836
Notes: "First published in 'The World's classics' in 1945."
Description: x, 355, [1] pages 16 cm.
Contents: London theatres in the 1660s / Samuel Pepys --
Betterton's benefit / Sir Richard Steele --
Thomas Betterton / Colley Cibber --
Garick's first performance in London / Thomas Davies --
Mr. Partridge sees Garick / Henry Fielding --
'The beggar's opera': 18th century / Francis Gentleman --
Mrs. Siddons / Leigh Hunt --
Others -and Mrs. Siddons / Julian Charles Young --
'The beggar's opera': 19th century / William Hazlitt --
Kean as Richard the Third / Thomas Barnes --
On actors and acting / William Hazlitt --
On the artificial comedy of the last century / Charles Lamb --
Phelps as Sadler's Wells / Henry Morley --
At the Pantomime / John Ruskin --
'Caste' / The Times --
On natural acting / George Henry Lewes --
Ellen Terry / Dutton Cook --
Ellen Terry / Joseph Knight --
Irving in Shakespeare / Dutton Cook --
'Ghosts' / Clement Scott --
'Arms and the man' / William Archer --
'Trilby' / The Times --
Donkey races / Alice Meynell --
Forbes Robertson's Hamlet / Bernard Shaw --
'Trelawny of the "Wells"' / J.T. Grein --
F.R. Benson's Richard II / C.E. Montague --
Dan Leno / Sir Max Beerbohm --
'The wild duck' / Desmond MacCarthy --
'The Voysey inheritance' / A.B. Walkley --
'The playboy of the Western world' / The Irish Times --
That dreadful play / P.D. Kenny --
Granville Barker's production of "Twelfth night" / The Morning Post --
'The beggar's opera': 20th century / The Times --
The tragic actress (Sybil Thorndike) / W.A. Darlington --
'A bill of divorcement' / At. John Ervine --
The search for the masterpiece ('Shall we join the ladies?') / H.W. Massingham --
'Peer Gynt' at the Old Vic / D.L. Murray --
Marie Lloyd ; 'The way of the world' / James Agate --
'Hamlet' in modern dress / Hubert Griffith --
A creator (Charles Laughton) / Sir Hugh Walpole --
Biblical ('Tobias and the angel') / Ivor Brown --
'Twelfth night' at the Old Vic / Virginia Woolf --
'Murder in the cathedral' / The Times --
'As you like it' at the Old Vic / Alan Dent.
Series Title: World's classics, 498.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by A.C. Ward.

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