The Drama

The Drama

by Henry Brodribb Irving
     
 

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"You will not be surprised that, on this interesting occasion, I have selected as the subject of the few remarks I propose to offer you, "The Stage as it is. " The stage-because to my profession I owe it that I am here, and every dictate of taste and of fidelity impels me to honor it; the stage as it is-because it is very cheap and empty honor that is paid to the… See more details below

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"You will not be surprised that, on this interesting occasion, I have selected as the subject of the few remarks I propose to offer you, "The Stage as it is. " The stage-because to my profession I owe it that I am here, and every dictate of taste and of fidelity impels me to honor it; the stage as it is-because it is very cheap and empty honor that is paid to the drama in the abstract, and withheld from the theatre as a working institution in our midst. Fortunately there is less of this than there used to be. It arose partly from intellectual superciliousness, partly from timidity as to moral contamination."

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ISBN-13:
9783655126264
Publisher:
MVB E-Books
Publication date:
01/01/2010
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NOOK Book
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