Garrick''s Folly : The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury Lane
By: Stochholm, Johanne M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Shakespeare in Performance: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (203 p.).ISBN: 9781317645894.Subject(s): Garrick, David, 1717-1779 | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Anniversaries, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Garrick''s Folly : The Shakespeare Jubilee of 1769 at Stratford and Drury LaneDDC classification: 792.09421 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; I Planning and Preparations; II Description of the Jubilee; III Public Reactions to the Jubilee; IV The Jubilee on the London Stage: the Rival Managers; Index
The great Shakespeare Jubilee festival was held at Stratford, under the direction of David Garrick. The occasion was the dedication of the new town hall and the presentation by Garrick of a statue of Shakespeare. Immense interest, enthusiasm, and controversy were aroused by the plans, which involved not only theatrical and rhetorical festivities but fireworks, processions and a horserace.This book was originally published in 1964 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. It describes the festival, which touched heights of success and depths of disaster, its impact on Strat
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