Performing Arts

Life and Lillian Gish

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Albert Bigelow Paine


An authorized biography of Lillian Gish, the renowned silent film star known in her heyday as the First Lady of American Cinema. Albert Bige…

Biographical Notice Of Nicolo Paganini With An Analysis Of His Compositions And…

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Francois-Joseph Fetis


Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (1782 – 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebra…

The Theory of the Theatre, and Other Principles of Dramatic Criticism

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Clayton Hamilton


A collection of essays by American critic Clayton Hamilton concerning theatre & dramatic practices, and the criticism thereof, from an e…

The Art of Story-Telling, with nearly half a hundred stories

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Julia Darrow Cowles


In preparing this book the author has sought to awaken a keener perception and a higher appreciation of the artistic and ethical value of st…

Autobiography of an Actress; or Eight Years on the Stage

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Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie


Anna Cora Mowatt was the author of the first Broadway comedy hit written by a woman. Her 1845 play “Fashion” is still performed today. She w…

My Actor-Husband

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Anonymous


In presenting this autobiography to the public, the author feels it incumbent upon herself to impress upon her readers the fidelity and stri…

Studies in Stagecraft

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Clayton Hamilton


A companion piece to Hamilton's earlier work, The Theory of the Theatre. Where that volume dealt with the criticism of dramatic art in gener…

Behind the Footlights

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Ethel Brilliana Tweedie


In this collection of essays the author gives us an opportunity to peek into the mysterious life of the theatre; she recalls her numerous co…

The Seven Lively Arts

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Gilbert Seldes


“... But, beside those great men, there is a certain number of artists who have a distinct faculty of their own by which they convey to us a…

Arthur Wing Pinero, Playwright - A Study

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Hamilton Fyfe


A discussion about the life and works of the playwright Arthur Wing Pinero. The perfect accompaniment to the plays by Pinero available here …

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