Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833 / Bernth Lindfors.

By: Lindfors, BernthMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksRochester studies in African history and the diaspora: v. 48.Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (viii, 387 pages) : illustrations, portraitsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781580467346; 1580467342Subject(s): Actors -- United States -- Biography | African American actors -- Biography | African Americans -- Europe -- Biography | Shakespearean actors and actresses -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Ira Aldridge.DDC classification: 792/.028/092 | B LOC classification: PN2287.A457 | L56 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- The lives of Ira Aldridge -- Family matters -- Life in New York City -- Charles Mathews and James Hewlett -- A gentleman of colour -- The African tragedian -- The African Roscius on tour -- A fresh start -- A new venture -- Expanding the repertoire -- London again -- Playing new roles -- Pale experiments -- Dublin -- Racial compliments and abuse -- Re-engagements -- Shakespeare burlesques -- A satirical battering ram -- Covent garden -- Other London engagements -- Moving on.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- The lives of Ira Aldridge -- Family matters -- Life in New York City -- Charles Mathews and James Hewlett -- A gentleman of colour -- The African tragedian -- The African Roscius on tour -- A fresh start -- A new venture -- Expanding the repertoire -- London again -- Playing new roles -- Pale experiments -- Dublin -- Racial compliments and abuse -- Re-engagements -- Shakespeare burlesques -- A satirical battering ram -- Covent garden -- Other London engagements -- Moving on.

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