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Victorian Shakespeare. Vol. 1, Theatre, drama and performance / edited by Gail Marshall and Adrian Poole ; foreword by Stanley Wells.

  • Author

    Wells, Stanley William

  • Date published

    2003

  • Publisher

    Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

  • Editor

    Marshall, Gail, 1965-,

    Poole, Adrian.,

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Dramatic production History 19th century.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history Great Britain.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history 1800-1950.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Appreciation History 19th century Great Britain.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Criticism and Interpretation History, 19th century

    Theater Great Britain History 19th century

  • Accession number

    83405399

  • Class

    Reading Room - 63.03/VIC

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xvi, 213 p., [4 ] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.

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General note: Includes index. Formatted contents note: Shakespeare and the wars of the playbills / Katherine Newey -- Behold the swelling scene! Shakespeare and the 1832 Select Committee / Julia Swindells -- Performing Shakespeare in print : narrative in nineteenth-century illustrated Shakespeares / Peter Holland -- Shakespeare mad / Richard W. Schoch -- Acting like a man : national identity, homoerotics, and Shakespearean criticism in the nineteenth-century American press / Lisa Merrill -- Shakespeare and the immigrants : nationhood, psychology and xenophobia on the nineteenth-century stage / Jane Moody -- "At the side of Shakespeare" : Ibsen's The pretenders and Victorian Shakespeare / Sara Jan -- As they liked it : Shakespearean comedy goes Continental / Inga-Stina Ewbank / Touchstone for the times : Victorians in the Forest of Arden / Richard Foulkes -- Varying authenticities : Poel, Tree and late-Victorian Shakespeare / Jean Chothia -- "Shopping in Byzantium" : Oscar Wilde as Shakespeare critic / John Stokes -- Perturbed spirits : Victorian actors and immortality / Nina Auerbach