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Luckhurst, Mary

Theatre and Celebrity in Britain, 1660–2000

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Singularity of Theatrical Celebrity
Mary Luckhurst, Jane Moody

Part I. Public Intimacy

2. Public Intimacy: The Prior History of ‘It’
Joseph Roach

3. Wilde: The Remarkable Rocket
Peter Raby

4. The Many Masks of Clemence Dane
Maggie B. Gale

Part II. Notoriety

5. Stolen Identities: Character, Mimicry and the Invention of Samuel Foote
Jane Moody

6. The Celebrity of Edmund Kean: An Institutional Story
Jacky Bratton

7. Infamy and Dying Young: Sarah Kane, 1971–1999
Mary Luckhurst

Part III. Markets

8. Celebrity and Rivalry: David [Garrick] and Goliath [Quin]
Peter Thomson

9. Actresses and the Economics of Celebrity, 1700–1800
Felicity Nussbaum

10. Private Lives and Public Spaces: Reputation, Celebrity and the Late Victorian Actress
Sos Eltis

Part IV. Nation

11. Siddons, Celebrity and Regality: Portraiture and the Body of the Ageing Actress
Shearer West

12. ‘Some of you may have seen him’: Laurence Olivier’s Celebrity
Peter Holland

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Literature, general, Social History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
259 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230523845
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-52399-3

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