The history of the English stage from the restauration to the present time. Including the lives, characters and amours, of the most eminent actors and actresses. With instructions for public speaking; wherein the action and utterance of e bar, stage, and pulpit are distinctly considered by Thomas Betterton

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Published by Printed for E. Curll in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oldfield, Anne, -- 1683-1730,
  • Theater -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Actors -- England

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Other titlesMemoirs of Mrs. Anne Oldfield
StatementBy Mr. Thomas Betterton. Adorned with cuts.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 12106.
ContributionsOldys, William, 1696-1761., Curll, Edmund, 1675-1747., Egerton, William.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6], 167, [3], 86 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13561799M
OCLC/WorldCa8678899

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