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3 edition of shadow of Henry Irving. found in the catalog.

shadow of Henry Irving.

Henry Arthur Jones

shadow of Henry Irving.

by Henry Arthur Jones

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Published by B. Blom in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905.,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1931 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.I7 J6 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4571480M
      LC Control Number77091527

        IRVING, Sir HENRY (–), actor, whose original name was John Henry Brodribb, was born at Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, on 6 Feb. His father, Samuel Brodribb, came of yeoman stock, and was a small and not prosperous shop-keeper; his mother, Mary Behenna, was a . Stefanie Pintoff. Stefanie Pintoff is the author of A Curtain Falls and Secret of the White the Shadow of Gotham is the winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and the Washington Irving Book Prize, and she has earned nominations for the Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Awards. She is also a graduate of Columbia University Law School and has a Ph.D. in literature from New York.

      Sir Henry Irving () Born in Somerset in , the year of Victoria’s Coronation, Irving’s rise to prominent as an actor-manager was a slow and torturous one. Against his Methodist mother’s wishes he chose a profession still much tarnished with the stigma of rogues and vagabonds.   Henry Lincoln Speaks: Chronicle 3 ~ The Shadow of the Templars () Henry Lincoln stumbled across a book about the priest of a small village who .

      SHORTLISTED COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR Irish Book Awards NOVEL OF THE YEAR. PREORDER NOW > Shadowplay by New York Times best-selling author, Joseph O’Connor, is set during the golden age of West End theater in a London shaken by the crimes of Jack the Ripper.. Henry Irving is Victorian London’s most celebrated actor and theater impresario. Henry Irving was a tall, slender figure—about 6′ 2″—with hair worn longer than was customary, a clean-shaven chin—again unusual for the times—a long, strikingly sensitive face and a dominant, rather sardonic, presence which both fascinated and intimidated.


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Shadow of Henry Irving by Henry Arthur Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Irving stopped mid scene and stared down at them grimly, his eyes glowing red in the gaslight. shadow selves, hidden selves, Jekyll and Hyde selves.

Sexuality and gender are. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Henry Arthur, Shadow of Henry Irving. London: Richards, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Henry Arthur, Shadow of Henry Irving.

New York W. Morrow & Company (OCoLC) Shadowplay is the historical novel telling the tale of Henry Irving, Ellen Terry, and the even more extraordinary Bram Stoker, author (of course) of the immortal Dracula.

What you learn from this fantastic book is that Stoker was also the theater manager and very close friend of Irving and Terry, who were two of the most famous actors in late /5(72). Sir Henry Irving (6 February – 13 October ), born John Henry Brodribb, sometimes known as J.

Irving, was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility (supervision of sets, lighting, direction, casting, as well as playing the leading roles) for season after season at the West End’s Lyceum Theatre, establishing.

An enjoyable read but not a book that bowled me over. I loved Joseph O'Connor's Star of the Sea and Ghost Light and was really excited to pick up a Hard Copy of Shadowplay. I was aware that while the novel is based real events surrounding the lives of Bram Stoker (author of Dracula) Victorian actor-manager Shadow of Henry Irving.

book Irving and leading actress of the day Ellen Terry, but many liberties had been /5. SHORTLISTED COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR Irish Book Awards NOVEL OF THE YEAR Shadowplay by New York Times best-selling author, Joseph O’Connor, is set during the golden age of West End theater in a London shaken by the crimes of Jack the Ripper.

Henry Irving is Victorian London’s most celebrated actor and theater impresario/5(61). Of all the actors of the late Victorian period, Sir Henry Irving () casts the longest shadow. Although hated by playwright G.B. Shaw for his pompous, outmoded verse dramas and ponderous production values, it was really Irving who lifted the Victorian theatre out of the doldrums of stock company melodrama and into the light of glittering respectability (he was the first actor to be 5/5(5).

When you think of Bram Stoker then Dracula will spring to mind. This book goes deeper into Stoker's absorption into Dracula's life. Stoker works alongside Arthur Conan Doyle and the actor Sir Henry Irving in London's theatre land. From Victorian London they find themselves drawn to Whitby, where each visit seems to bring more horror/5.

There’s plenty stuff about the London and Dublin theaters in this book since Stoker worked for the famous actor Henry Irving. Most of this was lost on me. I don’t recognize the names and have never been to these famous theaters.

THE SHADOW OF HENRY IRVING by Henry Arthur Jones and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Shadowplay is the historical novel telling the tale of Henry Irving, Ellen Terry, and the even more extraordinary Bram Stoker, author (of course) of the immortal Dracula.

What you learn from this fantastic book is that Stoker was also the theater manager and very close friend of Irving and Terry, who were two of the most famous actors in late /5(72).

Sir Henry Irving, one of the most famous of English actors, the first of his profession to be knighted () for services to the stage. He was also a celebrated theatre manager and the professional partner of the actress Ellen Terry for 24 years (–). Irving’s father, Samuel Brodribb, was a.

The story starts when Stoker, a court clerk moonlighting as a drama critic in s Dublin, gets catapulted into the world he writes about when he’s hired by actor Henry Irving, flattered by.

Shadowplay by Joseph O'Connor,available at Book Depository with free passionate and painful devotion to art and to one another. Henry Irving, the Chief, is the volcanic leading man and impresario; Ellen Terry is the most lauded and desired actress of her generation, outspoken and generous of heart; and ever following along /5().

() Henry Brodribb Irving was the first son of Sir Henry Irving; he used the stage name “H. B.” to distinguish himself from his illustriousthe same year he was called to the Bar, Inner Temple, he chose the theater as a profession and was continuously employed from then on as an actor. Eileen Dunne welcomes Joseph O'Connor's period tour de force, set in Bram Stoker's Dublin, detailing the relationship between the Dracula author, the 8/ Henry Irving's life and achievements have been set down in books by ten authors, published over 69 years.

The first, 'Henry Irving's Impressions of America' was published in The author, an American, Joseph Hatton, was the London correspondent of the New York Times.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. With an Essay on Shakespeare and Bacon by Sir Henry Irving and a Biographical Introduction.

Illustrated with 68 Photo-Engravings and 20 Coloured Pictures after L. Alma-Tadema, Millais, Landseer etc. Irving, Sir Henry (introd.). The Bathroom Digest by Allan & London,Jack et al and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

This is a novel you have to take on its own terms — and the rewards for doing so are considerable. Much of it is beautifully written.

O’Connor creates a vivid and vigorous world of his own. He makes us believe in his own versions of Henry Irving, Ellen Terry and Bram Stoker, and he makes us care what happens to them/5(10). Books. Nights at the Lyceum: Shadowplay, by Joseph O’Connor, reviewed Three’s a crowd when Bram Stoker joins Henry Irving and Ellen Terry in Victorian London’s theatreland.Henry Irving, Writer: I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl CrewOccupation: Writer.