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Reminiscences of a dramatic critic

with an essay on the art of Henry Irving

Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

By way of introduction
Spectacle, farce, melodrama, and minstrelsy fifty years ago
The worth and impotence of free criticism
Some early experiences and mistakes
Selwyn's theatre and the Robertson period
The ephemeral drama and the enduring drama
The great dramatic quinquennium and the Boston Museum
William Warren, comedian
Actual and ideal training for the stage
J.L. Toole and Charles James Mathews
Charlotte Cushman
E.A. Sothersn, Sr
The isolation of actors
Charles Fechter
Edwin Booth
Tommaso Salvini
Adelaide Neilson
Memorable experiences of single plays and artists
An American theatre privately endowed
Henry Irving.

Edition Notes

Includes index.


Library of Congress PN2259 .C55

The Physical Object

Pagination viii, 241 p., [6] leaves of plates :
Number of pages 241

ID Numbers

Open Library OL6917028M
Internet Archive reminiscencesad00clapgoog
LC Control Number 02014130
OCLC/WorldCat 331260
Library Thing 2221267
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