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Autograph letter signed from John Howe Chedworth to Madam, ca. 1801.

Author: John Howe Chedworth, Baron; Elizabeth Edmead
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Possibly written to Elizabeth Edmead. Expresses his appreciation of her criticism. Saw Mr. Kemble in Othello and thought it a most tame and tedious performance. Kemble seems to be a disciple of Malone who Chedworth considers to be "a great marrer of Shakespeare's verses." Remembers Kemble's strict adherence to Malone's interpretation in The merchant of Venice. Comments on the merits of Mrs. Lichfield's acting which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: John Howe Chedworth, Baron; Elizabeth Edmead; Lichfield, Mrs.; Edmond Malone; Jane Powell; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; John Howe Chedworth, Baron; Elizabeth Edmead; Edmond Malone; Jane Powell
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Howe Chedworth, Baron; Elizabeth Edmead
OCLC Number: 435428781
Notes: Pencil annotations read: placed here as the ink is the same color as preceding; watermark - 1801. This file also contains a fragment written with the date, Jan 15, 1804 on it.
Description: 1 item (6 p.)

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Possibly written to Elizabeth Edmead. Expresses his appreciation of her criticism. Saw Mr. Kemble in Othello and thought it a most tame and tedious performance. Kemble seems to be a disciple of Malone who Chedworth considers to be "a great marrer of Shakespeare's verses." Remembers Kemble's strict adherence to Malone's interpretation in The merchant of Venice. Comments on the merits of Mrs. Lichfield's acting which he rates below that of Mrs. (Jane?) Powell of D.L. (Drury Lane?).

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