Annals of the English Stage or Their Majesties Servants, Vol. 1 John Doran

ISBN: 9781330705520

Published: September 27th 2015

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554 pages


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Annals of the English Stage or Their Majesties Servants, Vol. 1  by  John Doran

Annals of the English Stage or Their Majesties Servants, Vol. 1 by John Doran
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 554 pages | ISBN: 9781330705520 | 6.22 Mb

Excerpt from Annals of the English Stage or Their Majesties Servants, Vol. 1The period of the origin of the drama is an unsettled question, but it has been fixed at an early date, if we may accept the theory of a recent writer, who suggests thatMoreExcerpt from Annals of the English Stage or Their Majesties Servants, Vol. 1The period of the origin of the drama is an unsettled question, but it has been fixed at an early date, if we may accept the theory of a recent writer, who suggests that Moses described the Creation from a visionary pictorial representation, which occupied seven days, from the commencement to the close of the spectacle!Among the most remote of the Chinese traditions, the theatre holds a conspicuous place.

In Cochin-China, there is at this day a most primitive character about actors, authors, and audience. The governor of the district enjoys the least rude seat in the sylvan theatre- he directs the applause by tapping with his fingers on a little drum, and as, at this signal, his secretaries fling strings full of cash on to the stage, the performance suffers from continual interruption.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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