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  • 30 Apr 2021
    James Harriman-Smith

    Criticism, Performance, and the Passions in the Eighteenth Century

    Back in the 1700s, the first performance of an actor in the patent theatres would often be under some anonymous title like ‘A Gentleman (who never appear’d on any stage)’. Sometimes, actors even pushed this a bit further, and maintained a kind of pseudo-anonymity in later performances, using titles like ‘the Gentleman who perform’d King […]

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