Little Masterpieces of Autobiography: Actors
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Little Masterpieces of Autobiography: Actors

By George Iles
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Table of Contents
  • PREFACE
    • JOSEPH JEFFERSON
      • HOW I CAME TO PLAY RIP VAN WINKLE
      • THE ART OF ACTING
      • PREPARATION AND INSPIRATION
      • SHOULD AN ACTOR "FEEL" HIS PART
      • JOSEPH JEFFERSON IN MONTREAL
      • THE JEFFERSON FACE
      • EDWIN BOOTH
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO HIS DAUGHTER
      • TO MISS EMMA F. CARY SAINT VALENTINE'S DAY, 1864.
      • TO MR. NAHUM CAPEN
      • ADVICE TO A YOUNG ACTOR
      • CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN
      • AS A CHILD A MIMIC AND SINGER
      • FIRST VISITS TO THE THEATRE
      • PLAYS LADY MACBETH, HER FIRST PART
      • TO A YOUNG ACTRESS [PART OF A LETTER]
      • TO A YOUNG MOTHER
      • EARLY GRIEFS. ART HER ONLY SPOUSE
      • FAREWELL TO NEW YORK
      • CLARA MORRIS
      • SOME RECOLLECTIONS OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH
      • THE MURDER OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN
      • WHEN IN MY HUNT FOR A LEADING MAN FOR MR. DALY I FIRST SAW COGHLAN AND IRVING
      • SIR HENRY IRVING
      • THE STAGE AS AN INSTRUCTOR
      • INSPIRATION IN ACTING
      • ACTING AS AN ART. HOW IRVING BEGAN
      • FEELING AS A REALITY OR A SEMBLANCE
      • GESTURE. LISTENING AS AN ART. TEAM-PLAY ON THE STAGE
      • HENRY BRODRIBB IRVING
  • THE CALLING OF AN ACTOR
    • REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STAGE
      • TEMPTATIONS ON THE STAGE
      • ACTING IS A GREAT ART
      • RELATIONS TO "SOCIETY"
      • THE FINAL SCHOOL IS THE AUDIENCE
      • FAILURE AND SUCCESS
      • ELLEN TERRY
      • HAMLET—IRVING'S GREATEST PART
      • THE BIRMINGHAM NIGHT
      • THE ENTRANCE SCENE IN "HAMLET"
      • THE SCENE WITH THE PLAYERS
      • IRVING ENGAGES ME ON TRUST
      • IRVING'S EGOTISM
      • IRVING'S SIMPLICITY OF CHARACTER
      • RICHARD MANSFIELD
      • MAN AND THE ACTOR
      • NAPOLEON AS ACTOR
      • THE GIFT FOR ACTING IS RARE
      • THE CREATION OF A CHARACTER
      • COPY LIFE
      • SELF-CRITICISM
      • DISCIPLINE IMPERATIVE
      • DRAMATIC VICISSITUDES
      • A NATIONAL THEATRE
      • TRAINING THE ACTOR
      • TOMMASO SALVINI
      • FIRST APPEARANCE
      • A FATHER'S ADVICE
      • HOW SALVINI STUDIED HIS ART
      • FAULTS IN ACTING
      • THE DESIRE TO EXCEL IN EVERYTHING
      • A MODEL FOR OTHELLO
      • FIRST TRIP TO THE UNITED STATES
      • IN CUBA
      • APPEARANCE IN LONDON
      • IMPRESSIONS OF IRVING'S "HAMLET"
      • THE DECLINE OF TRAGEDY
      • TRAGEDY IN TWO LANGUAGES
      • AMERICAN CRITICAL TASTE
      • IMPRESSIONS OF EDWIN BOOTH
      • ADELAIDE RISTORI
      • FIRST APPEARANCES
      • SALVINI AND ROSSI
      • APPEARS AS LADY MACBETH
      • AS MANAGER
      • FIRST VISIT TO AMERICA
      • BEGINS TO PLAY IN ENGLISH
      • THE ACTOR VALEDICTORY STANZAS TO J. P. KEMBLE, JUNE, 1817, BY THOMAS CAMPBELL.
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