The Resource Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest, Conrad Brunström

Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest, Conrad Brunström

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Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest
Title
Thomas Sheridan's career and influence
Title remainder
an actor in earnest
Statement of responsibility
Conrad Brunström
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book considers the varied careers of controversial Irish adventurer Thomas Sheridan (1719-1788) in terms of a continuum of phonocentrist obsession. Variously employed as an actor-manager, elocutionist, lecturer and educational theorist, Sheridan believed that the key to Irish national renewal and European cultural revival was the cultivation of the spoken word. His stewardship of the Smock Alley Theater in Dublin was marked by considerable innovation along with bitter controversy. His lectures on oratory provoked admiration and ridicule in roughly equal measure, yet he would have a profou
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brunström, Conrad
Dewey number
792.028092
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN2601.S47
LC item number
.B78 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Transits : Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650-1850
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sheridan, Thomas
  • Actors
  • Theatrical managers
  • Educators
  • Theater
  • Oratory
Label
Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest, Conrad Brunström
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Thomas Sheridan''s Career And Influence; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 An Earnest Life; 3 An Actor in Charge: The (Mis?)Management of the Smock Alley Theatre, and the Scandal of Siddonolatory; 4 Education, Rhetoric, and the Rise and Fall of Empires and Republics; 5 An Actor for Ireland; 6 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611480399
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000222695
  • (EBL)1767218
  • (SSID)ssj0001289854
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11765367
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001289854
  • (PQKBWorkID)11231301
  • (PQKB)11189656
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1767218
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000222695
Label
Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest, Conrad Brunström
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Thomas Sheridan''s Career And Influence; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 An Earnest Life; 3 An Actor in Charge: The (Mis?)Management of the Smock Alley Theatre, and the Scandal of Siddonolatory; 4 Education, Rhetoric, and the Rise and Fall of Empires and Republics; 5 An Actor for Ireland; 6 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611480399
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000222695
  • (EBL)1767218
  • (SSID)ssj0001289854
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11765367
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001289854
  • (PQKBWorkID)11231301
  • (PQKB)11189656
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1767218
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000222695

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