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Autograph letters signed from George Combe, Edinburgh, to Frances Anne Kemble, 1830-1852.

Author: George Combe; Cecilia Combe; Fanny Kemble
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Letters to and from Fanny Kemble,
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Most of the letters discuss phrenology; in one (p. 77) he says Shakespeare would have done better if he had possessed a knowledge of the philosophy of the mind. Several discuss Kemble's interpretation of Juliet, her Francis I and her success as a dramatic author. (p. 87) has a note added by his wife, Cecilia. On p. 81 are three critical comments on the letter on p. 79.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
Letters
Correspondence Manuscripts
Named Person: George Combe; Fanny Kemble; Fanny Kemble; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Juliet, (Fictitious character); George Combe; Juliet, (Fictitious character); Fanny Kemble; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Combe; Cecilia Combe; Fanny Kemble
OCLC Number: 281599072
In: Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893
Description: 10 items.

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Most of the letters discuss phrenology; in one (p. 77) he says Shakespeare would have done better if he had possessed a knowledge of the philosophy of the mind. Several discuss Kemble's interpretation of Juliet, her Francis I and her success as a dramatic author. (p. 87) has a note added by his wife, Cecilia. On p. 81 are three critical comments on the letter on p. 79.

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