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Theatre and celebrity in Britain, 1660-2000 1 edition

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Theatre and celebrity in Britain, 1660-2000
edited by Mary Luckhurst and Jane Moody.

Published 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : the languages of theatrical celebrity / Mary Luckhurst and Jane Moody
Public intimacy : the prior history of "it" / Joseph Roach
Wilde : the remarkable rocket / Peter Raby
The many masks of Clemence Dane / Maggie B. Gale
Stolen identities : mimicry and the invention of Samuel Foote / Jane Moody
The celebrity of Edmund Kean : an institutional story / Jacky Bratton
Infamy and dying young : Sarah Kane, 1971-1999 / Mary Kuckhurst
Celebrity and rivalry David [Garrick] and Goliath [Quin] / Peter Thomson
Actresses and the economics of celebrity, 1700-1800 / Felicity Nussbaum
Private lives and public spaces : reputation, celebrity, and the late Victorian actress / Sos Eltis
Siddons, celebrity, and regality : portraiture and the body of the aging actress / Shearer West
"Some of you might have seen him" : Laurence Olivier's celebrity / Peter Holland

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.



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PN2597 .T44 2005

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