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Macready, Booth, Terry, Irving / edited by Richard Schoch.

Schoch, Richard W. (Added Author).
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Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Criticism and interpretation.
Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893.
Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928.
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Dramatic production.
Shakespearean actors and actresses.
English drama > Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 > History and criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781441166562
  • ISBN: 1441166564
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 207 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: London : Continuum, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1 W.C. Macready; Chapter 2 Edwin Booth: What They Also Saw When They Saw Booth's Hamlet; Chapter 3 Ellen Terry; Chapter 4 Henry Irving; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. . In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of William Charles Macready, Edwin Booth, Sir Henry Irving and Ellen Terry to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide.
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