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standard theatre of Victorian England

Allan Stuart Jackson

standard theatre of Victorian England

by Allan Stuart Jackson

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Published by A.S. Jackson in Vestal, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglass, John, -- 1814-1874.,
  • Douglas family.,
  • Standard Theatre (Shoreditch, London, England),
  • Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Allan Stuart Jackson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22131583M

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This is the first major study of the Douglass family of England and the institution of the National Standard Theatre. It includes an examination of the theatrical aesthetics of the mid-Victorian theatre and the methods used by the Douglasses to achieve their success, as well as biographical material on a number of the actors and actresses and on the Douglass family itself.

The Standard Theatre of Victorian England by Jackson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This book examines all major aspects of theater practice and dramatic literature of the Victorian period. Michael Booth's comprehensive survey explores the social and cultural context of the.

This book examines all major aspects of theatre practice and dramatic literature of the Victorian period. Michael Booth's comprehensive survey explores the social and cultural context of the theatre including theatre management, the audience, architecture and production methods, acting and the job of actor, as well as the drama itself.5/5(2).

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