Shakespeare and the Modern Stage; with Other Essays
Good Press, 19.12.2019 - 259 Seiten
As this book was first published in the early twentieth century, it should be remembered that 'modern' can refer only to nineteenth-century theater. Sir Sydney Lee writes very much from the point of view that Shakespeare must be performed to be fully appreciated.
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