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John Ruskin and the Victorian Theatre

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 1-18
  3. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 19-44
  4. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 45-82
  5. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 83-113
  6. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 114-139
  7. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 140-167
  8. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 168-208
  9. Katherine Newey, Jeffrey Richards
    Pages 209-232
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 233-257

About this book

Introduction

This is the first book to explore the involvement of John Ruskin with the popular theatre of his time. Based on original archival research, this book offers a fresh look at the aesthetic and social theories of Ruskin and his direct and indirect influence on the commercial theatre of the late nineteenth century.

Keywords

stage theatre William Shakespeare

About the authors

KATHERINE NEWEY is Professor of Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has published widely on nineteenth-century theatre with a particular interest in women's writing, including Women's Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain. She is editor of the journal Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film. 

JEFFREY RICHARDS is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, UK, and has published widely on different aspects of Victorian culture. His most recent publications include Imperialism and Music, Sir Henry Irving: A Victorian Actor and his WorldHollywood's Ancient Worlds and The Ancient World on the Victorian and Edwardian Stage.

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Reviews

"This is an exhaustive treatment of a subject most students of Victorian culture probably know little about...Recommended." - Choice