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Representing Shakespearean tragedy : Garrick, the Kembles, and Kean / Reiko Oya.

  • Author

    Oya, Reiko, 1965-,

  • Date published

    2007

  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

  • Subject

    Dramatic criticism England London History

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tragedies.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history England London.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history 1625-1800.

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

    Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Performances.

    Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823 Performances.

    Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831 Performances.

    Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833. Performances.

  • Accession number

    8342976X

  • Class

    Reading Room - 72/OYA

  • ISBN

    9780521879859 (hbk.), 052187985X (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary, etc: "Explores theatrical expressions of Shakespearean tragedy in Georgian London and the relations between representative players of the time - David Garrick, John Philip Kemble, his sister Sarah Siddons, and Edmund Kean, as well as their close circle of friends." - publisher