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Author Newey, Katherine

Title John Ruskin and the Victorian theatre / Katherine Newey and Jeffrey Richards

Publ Info Basingstoke ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN2594 .N49 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN2594 .N49 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents John Ruskin at the theatre -- Ruskinian influences -- E.W. Godwin and Ruskinian aesthetics -- Toga plays -- Melodrama -- Pantomime -- Ruskinian Shakespeare -- Stage beauty
Note "This the first sustained study of the interest of John Ruskin in the theatre of his time. It examines Ruskin's active engagement with and influence on the Victorian popular theatre. Ruskin was an enthusiastic and catholic theatre-goer, enjoying pantomime as much as Shakespeare. Through the lens of Ruskin's discussions of pantomime, melodrama, Shakespearean tragedy, and painting and the stage, Newey and Richards offer a new view of the late Victorian stage focusing on London's West End in its heyday"-- Provided by publisher
LC subject Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Influence
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Knowledge -- Performing arts
Add Author Richards, Jeffrey
ISBN 9780230524996 (hardback)
0230524990 (hardback)