An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber: With an Historical View of the Stage During His Own Time

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Courier Corporation, 2000 - Performing Arts - 372 pages
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Actor, manager, and playwright Cibber was among the most influential people in 18th century London theater. This book chronicles the era's plays, playwrights, and actors, offering a glimpse into modern theater's beginnings.
 

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Contents

CHAP I
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CHAP III
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About the author (2000)

BYRNE R. S. FONE is professor of English literature at the City College of New York. He is the editor of "Hidden Heritage: History and the Gay Imagination," and author of "Masculine Landscapes: Walt Whitman and the Homoerotic Text; A Road to Stonewall: Homosexuality and Homophobia in English and American Literature"; and "Homophobia: A History," which will appear later this year. He is the author of the novel "American Lives," his short stories have appeared in the "James White Review," and he is now at work on a new novel.

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