The English dramatic critics : an anthology, 1660-1932 / assembled by James Agate.


New York : Hill and Wang, [1958] .

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Subjects England.
English drama -- History and criticism.
English drama.
Theater -- England.
Theater.
Series Dramabook ; D15.
Description xii, 370 pages ; 19 cm
Copyright Date [1958]
Contents Note / James Agate -- How the early actors transformed themselves in their parts / Richard Flecknoe -- Mrs. Barry, Mrs. Bracegirdle and Doggett in Love for Love, On the death of Betterton, On Wilks and Cibber / Sir Richard Steele -- His fun about the Italian opera, On the history of the Italian opera / Joseph Addison -- The character of Falstaff and a cut scene, On Barry as Richard III, Hamlet compared with its original: where Shakespeare erred, Mrs. Behn's The Rover shocks the ladies and delights the men, On The Tragedy of Douglas, The critic on a young actor's first and fiery Tryal, How Mrs. Centlivre kept her secret, On Congreve's wit in Love for Love, On The Provoked Wife and The Millers, On The Way of the World, David Garrick compared with Woodward in The Busy Body / The London Chronicle -- Remarks on our theatres, study of Mlle. Clairon / Oliver Goldsmith -- Its critical examen of Garrickā‚‚s abilities as an actor / The Theatrical Review -- On the profession of a player / James Boswell -- David Garrick and other contemporaries in Macbeth / Francis Gentleman -- David Garrick as Lear, Mrs. Yates as Jane Shore / Henry Bate -- Mrs. Siddons and her roles / Thomas Holcroft -- Mrs. Siddons appears as Lady Macbeth / John Taylor -- Fiery criticisms of Ryder, Mrs. Siddons, Kemble and Bensley / The Devil's Pocket-book -- On Mr. Pope -- A robustious fellow, who tears a passion to tatters, On Mr. Matthew's comic roles, On the Death of Elliston / Leigh Hunt -- On the acting of Munden / Charles Lamb -- On Edmund Kean's Richard, On the art of Mrs. Siddons, On Kean's Lear / William Hazlitt -- On Mr. Grimaldi / The theatrical looker-on -- Macready as Hamlet, On Macready's production of King Lear / John Forster -- Was Macready a good actor?, On the Phedre of Rachel, On Lemaitre's great roles, On Fechter and Ristori / George Henry Lewes -- Samuel Phelps at Sadler's wells, On Fechter's Othello / Henry Morley -- Signor Salvini and other players of Othello, On the comedie Francaise, On Sarah Bernhardt in Hernani, On the triumph of Bernhardt, On Alfred de Musset's dramas, Le barbier de Seville, Andromaque, et cetera / Joseph Knight -- Henry Irving's Hamlet, Irving's Louis XI, On Ellen Terry's new Olivia / Clement Scott -- Sarah Bernhardt as Phedre / W.T. Arnold -- On George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the man, On Pinero's The notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith, Mrs. Ebbsmith again / William Archer -- Duse and Bernhardt / George Bernard Shaw -- On Benson's Richard II / C.E. Montague -- On Rejane as Sapho / J.T. Grein -- On Bernard Shaw's The Doctor's Dilemma, On Zaza, A new theatrical adventure started with King Lear / A.B. Walkley -- Sarah, Henry Irving / Max Beerbohm -- On Ibsen's The master builder / C.H. Herford -- On Coriolanus and Love's labour's lost at Stratford / Allan Monkhouse -- On Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion, On Chekov's Uncle Vanya / Desmond MacCarthy -- On Clemence Dane's Will Shakespeare, On Dryden's All for love / St. John Ervine -- Studies of Eleonora Duse and Sarah Bernhardt / Arthur Symons -- No more parades, On Antony and Cleopatra at the Old Vic, Tribute to Sydney Morgan / Ivor Brown -- On Shakespeare's clowns / Ashley Dukes -- On Sean O'Casey's The silver tassie, On Godfrey Tearle's Hamlet, On Andre Obey's Le viol de lucrece / Charles Morgan -- On Oedipus Tyrannus -- Produced by the O.U.D.S. / Crompton Rhodes -- On John Barrymore's Hamlet, On C.B. Cochran's production of Helen! / James Agate.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)963956
(OCoLC)ocm00963956
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Agate, James, 1877-1947,
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