A Bibliographical Account of English Theatrical Literature from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 310 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...from 1781101791. When he died I have been unable to discover. A Statement of facts, explanatory of the dispute between John Jackson and Stephen Kemble. 1792. See Edinburgh. The history of the Scottish stage, from its first establishment to the present time; with a distinct narrative of some recent theatrical transactions. The whole necessarily interspersed with memoirs of his own life, by John Jackson, ten years manager of the Theatre Royal of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: 1793. 8vo. Herman, 4. Strictures upon the merits of Young Roscius. 1804. See Betty, W. H. W. Animadversions on Mr. J. Jackson's dramatic strictures upon the merits of Young Roscius. 1804. Ibid. JACKSON, Mrs. Oenest says, "Mrs. Jackson was a disagreeable actress." Gallic gratitude, a comedy. By J. S. Dodd (q.v.). 1779. At the end are "Critical remarks on Mrs. Jackson's performance of Lady Randolph April 30, 1779," on which date "Gallic Gratitude " was produced for her benefit, "Douglas" being the first piece. JACOB, Giles. The poetical register: or, the lives and characters of the English dramatick poets. With an account of their writings. London (Curl!): 1719. 8vo. With frontispiece and 5 portraits. Dedication signed "G. J." A second volume was published in the succeeding year, with the following title-page--An historical account of the lives and writings of our most considerable English poets, whether epick, lyrick, elegiack, epigrammatists, &x London (Curll): 1720. 8vo. With frontispiece and 7 portraits. Lacy, us. The poetical register: or, the lives and characters of all the English poets. With an account of their writings. Adorned with curious sculptures engraven by the best masters. London (Bettesworth): 1723. 2 vols. 8vo. With frontispie...

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