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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 080930693X

ISBN-13: 9780809306930

Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumen­tal paintings comprise complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet right here are also complete entries for dozens of significant secondary figures and of stripling ones whose tales have by no means been instructed, in addition to a census (and a minimum of a number of recoverable evidence) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres. As within the prior volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations contain at the very least one photograph of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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The Plays
ALL 38 PLAYS

The misplaced Plays
with info and DOUBLE FALSEHOOD

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LIST OF THE PLAYS’ SOURCES

The Apocryphal Plays
THE beginning OF MERLIN
VORTIGERN AND ROWENA and lots of more!

The Adaptations
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE by way of CHARLES AND MARY LAMB

The Poetry
THE SONNETS
VENUS AND ADONIS and more

The Apocryphal Poetry
TO THE QUEEN and more!

The Criticism
PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE AND NOTES ON PLAY through SAMUEL JOHNSON
ON SHAKESPEARE through LEO TOLSTOY
EXTRACTS FROM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by way of VICTOR HUGO
SHAKESPEARE'S angle towards THE operating periods by way of ERNEST CROSBY
A LETTER by way of GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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SOME ACCOUNT OF THE lifetime of MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR by means of NICHOLAS ROWE
SHAKESPEARE: HIS existence, paintings, AND CHARACTERS via HENRY NORMAN HUDSON
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Glossary of Elizabethan Language

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Her name appeared in the bills for Rose in The Recruiting Officer on 9 September and for Amarillis in The Rehearsal on 11 and 15 September 1755. Cox, Mr [fl. 17291730], house servant. A house servant named Cox shared a benefit with another named Wingate at Goodman's Fields Theatre on 29 June 1730. Their functions are not known. Cox, Mr [fl. 17321736], dancer. A Mr Cox first appeared on the London stage when he danced a Pierrot Man opposite Miss Mann as a Pierrot Woman in Harlequin Restored at Drury Lane Theatre on 14 December 1732.

Page 7 On 1 December 1799 John Cotton was proposed by Thomas Leffler for membership in the Royal Society of Musicians but was rejected on 2 March 1800 by a vote of 12 nays to six years. Probably he was the "Cotton, Junr" listed in 1794 in Doane's Musical Directory as a violinist who lived in Bride's Passage, Fleet Street, with his father, a flute maker. A William Cotton, a flute maker of Bridewell Lane, no doubt was related. Couch. See also CROUCH. Couch, Mr [fl. , violinist? A concert was given at Couch's Drawing Room, Walbrook, on 24 February 1710.

1760], singer. The single appearance of Mrs Cox a singer, so far as the bills show, was at Drury Lane Theatre on the occasion of a benefit for Mrs Yates on 14 April 1760. She sang some unspecified part in the "Burlesque Opera of two acts" called Galligantus. Cox, Mrs [fl. 17811782], singer, actress. Mrs Cox (or Coxe) made her first London appearance at a benefit for Walker, specially licensed, on 12 November 1781 Page 17 at the Haymarket Theatre, usually dark at that season. She played Priscilla Tomboy in The Romp and sang.

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