The Drama

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Author: H.B. Irving
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,516 / 90 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 636
Added to site: 2004.11.14
mnybks.net#: 9149
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Drama
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m nothing but horrors, he may well ask--"Where's the entertainment for the man who wants an evening's amusement?" The humor of a farce may not seem over-refined to a particular class of intelligence; but there are thousands of people who take an honest pleasure in it. And who, after seeing my old friend J.L. Toole in some of his famous parts, and having laughed till their sides ached, have not left the theatre more buoyant and light-hearted than they came? Well, if the stage has been thus useful and successful all these centuries, and still is productive; if the noble fascination of the theatre draws to it, as we know that it does, an immortal poet such as our Tennyson, whom, I can testify from my own experience, nothing delights more than the success of one of the plays which, in the mellow autumn of his genius, he has contributed to the acting theatre; if a great artist like Tadema is proud to design scenes for stage plays; if in all departments of stage production we see great talent, and in nearly every i

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