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The Professor and the Sea Princess: Letters of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel

Marina Frolova-Walker (ed.)

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This introductory chapter examines the rich correspondence between Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and the soprano Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel, who was his muse between 1898 and 1904. This particular ... More


Thomas 'Jupiter' Harris: Spinning dark intrigue at Covent Garden theatre, 1767-1820

Warren Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129123
eISBN:
9781526139009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first biography of Thomas Harris (1738-1820). Until now, little has been known about his life. He was most visible as the man who controlled Covent Garden theatre for nearly five decades, ... More


The king of clubs

Warren Oakley

in Thomas 'Jupiter' Harris: Spinning dark intrigue at Covent Garden theatre, 1767-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129123
eISBN:
9781526139009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129123.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter announces Harris’s arrival at Covent Garden theatre. It recounts the ill-fated purchase of the theatre by four speculators in 1767 — Harris, Colman, Powell, and Rutherford — and the ... More


Management

Janice Norwood

in Victorian touring actresses: Crossing boundaries and negotiating the cultural landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526133328
eISBN:
9781526155467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133335.00012
Subject:
Literature, Drama

For the successful actress, developing her career through a move into theatre management was less easy as a woman than for her male co-workers. This chapter explores the dynamics of different ... More


Theatreland, 1880–1914

Rohan McWilliam

in London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198823414
eISBN:
9780191862120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823414.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the period from 1880–1914 when the West End was established as theatreland. This was characterized by a huge wave of theatre building with new stages servicing the masses who ... More


Theater on the Move: Routes to Buenos Aires

Robert Kelz

in Competing Germanies: Nazi, Antifascist, and Jewish Theater in German Argentina, 1933-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501739859
eISBN:
9781501739873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739859.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the journey of the German Theater's founder, Ludwig Ney, from Europe to Paraguay and, ultimately, Argentina. Shifting to Jewish actors, the chapter then reconstructs three Jewish ... More


The Changing Theatrical Economy: Charles Dibdin the Younger at Sadler’s Wells, 1814–19

Susan Valladares

in Charles Dibdin and Late Georgian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198812425
eISBN:
9780191853593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812425.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter brings Charles Dibdin the Younger centre stage, facilitating an assessment of longer-term changes in the late Georgian cultural economy. The focus is the decline of Dibdin’s management ... More


Gaiety Nights

Rohan McWilliam

in London's West End: Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198823414
eISBN:
9780191862120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823414.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter identifies the emergence of ‘light entertainment’ in the West End. Linked to music hall, this was a form of performance that was aspirational and less vulgar. It led to the construction ... More


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