Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume II by Peter HollandGarrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume II by Peter Holland

Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume II

EditorPeter Holland

Hardcover | August 5, 2010

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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 David Garrick, John Philip Kemble, Sarah Siddons and Edmund Kean 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 a sketch of their subject's intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field.
Peter Holland is McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame, USA. He was formerly Director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon and is editor of Shakespeare Survey and co-general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare Topics series.
Title:Garrick, Kemble, Siddons, Kean: Great Shakespeareans: Volume IIFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.58 × 6.4 × 0.95 inPublished:August 5, 2010Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826471528

ISBN - 13:9780826471529


Table of Contents

Series Preface - Peter Holland and Adrian Poole
Introduction, Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
David Garrick, Peter Holland (Notre Dame, USA)
John Philip Kemble, Michael Dobson (Birkbeck, UK)
Sarah Siddons, Russ McDonald (Goldsmiths, UK)
Edmund Kean, Peter Thomson (Exeter, UK)