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South Atlantic Quarterly (1973) 72 (4): 547–559.
Published: 01 October 1973
...Melvyn New Copyright © 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 The Dunce Revisited: Colley Cibber and Tristram Shandy Melvyn New In 1762, from Paris, Laurence Sterne wrote to Thomas Becket, the bookseller, requesting that he send some books to his new acquain­ tance, Diderot. The list includes All...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1940) 39 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1940
... Mr. Cibber of Drury Lane. By Richard Hindry Barker. New York: Columbia University Press, 1939. Pp. 278. $3.00. Colley Cibber, well and favorably known to all of us as the King of Dullness, was in addition an actor, a playwright, and a theatermanager, and any book about him is bound to concern itself...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1979) 78 (1): 84–106.
Published: 01 January 1979
... plays are the original works of their authors or the original portions thrust into adaptations. Such men as John Vanbrugh, Colley Cibber, and Richard Steele wrote few plays that were not modeled on foreign antecedents; the marriage plays are those they created.12 Farquhar, who was unique in the paucity...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1920) 19 (3): 236–248.
Published: 01 July 1920
... in the prologue to William Shirley s Edward, the Black Prince (1750) and Colley Cibber s epilogue to Philip France s Eugenia (1752). The providing by actors of applause for themselves is, of course, an old and common practice. It is said, for instance, that when Nero undertook to oblige the public with his his­...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1938) 37 (3): 239–251.
Published: 01 July 1938
... later, shows a rapidly growing mastery in the handling of plot and dialogue. With his usual en­ gaging candor, Mr. Coward has told us that his original motive in composing it was to write a good play with a whacking good part in it for myself. (An earlier actor-dramatist, Colley Cibber, of whom Mr...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1925) 24 (1): 34–49.
Published: 01 January 1925
... are much more completely filled in. Miss Austen s story is thin; it is only an earnest of the possibilities of such a framework, but in quality it is no mean rival. The satiric scope of Love and Freindship recalls Colley Cibber s outraged protest against the young Fielding. Relig­ ion, Laws, Government...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (4): 622–623.
Published: 01 October 1959
.... Arbuthnot which Professor Goldstein somewhat surprisingly quotes. In his chapter entitled The Playwright-Dunces, the author is led by his thesis to say that in the light of Pope s criticism of men like Theo­ bald and Cibber, the Dunciad becomes an eloquent defense of the theatre against men who were...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (4): 623–624.
Published: 01 October 1959
... of the Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot which Professor Goldstein somewhat surprisingly quotes. In his chapter entitled The Playwright-Dunces, the author is led by his thesis to say that in the light of Pope s criticism of men like Theo­ bald and Cibber, the Dunciad becomes an eloquent defense of the theatre against...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1921) 20 (3): 201–212.
Published: 01 July 1921
... Thisbe in the play, a has almosd kil d himselfe with the scabbard. The calamity suffered by Thisbe reminds us that sundry stage heroines have deprived themselves of life in a manner comparable to that of the lady of Pyramus. Charlotte Charke, the notorious daughter of Colley Cibber, relates in her auto­...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1985) 84 (2): 175–185.
Published: 01 April 1985
..., Swift consciously adopts the crude symbolism and trite style characterizing the extravagant effusions of such recent laureates as Lawrence Eusden and Colly Cibber.33 Swift here is beating the dunces at their own game while satirizing their pretensions. He acts out his own instincts and confronts...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1940) 39 (1): 50–57.
Published: 01 January 1940
... of other biographies, both past and con­ temporary. References to Colley Cibber, David Mallet, Dryden, Waller s poem, A Panegyric on Cromwell, Spence s Collection (of anecdotes concerning Pope, in manuscript), Dr. Sprat s discreet Life of Cowley, Johnson s Life of Savage, most certainly, and per­ haps...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1999) 98 (3): 451–476.
Published: 01 July 1999
... the more specific complementarity of Richard and Jane Shore. In 1714, in the first performance of Rowe s Tragedy ofJane Shore, the part of Richard was taken by Colley Cibber, who had already claimed the role in his own frequently 470 Richard Helgerson staged adaptation of Shakespeare s Richard III...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1929) 28 (4): 434–448.
Published: 01 October 1929
.... There is some overlapping be­ tween the two parts. Mr. Bateson s little volume is, as he would say, a pendant to Mr. Dobree s Restoration Comedy, and like all sequels is a bit disappointing. The method is simple: chapters on Cibber, Steele, Mrs. Centlivre, Gay, Carey, and Fielding, each with a short critical...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1985) 84 (1): 51–62.
Published: 01 January 1985
..., II.184-85. 8. A Serious Proposal to the Ladies, 1694, 1697, cited in Hilda L. Smith, Reason s Disciples: Seventeenth-Century English Feminists (Urbana, 1982), p. 128. 54 The South Atlantic Quarterly and speculative gentleman. Edmund Curll, Theophilus Cibber, and even the Biographia Britannica...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1922) 21 (2): 109–126.
Published: 01 April 1922
... heroine dispatch herself with a Lady s Busk drawn from her stays ; Juliet as acted by Mrs. Cibber once took her life by plunging her finger against her breast; and the famous, but very near-sighted, Mrs. Dancer on one occasion dropped her dagger at the instant of plunging it into her heart. After...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1921) 20 (1): 72–94.
Published: 01 January 1921
...); The Age of Cibber, (1710-1741) ; The Age of Garrick (1742-1776) ; The Age of Kemble (1776-1817); The Leaderless Age (18171837) ; The Age of Macready (1837-1843) ; The Age of Phelps and Charles Kean (1843-1879) ; The Age of Irving (18791902). In each book a chapter treating the history of the theatres...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1984) 83 (2): 176–192.
Published: 01 April 1984
... made the acquain­ tance of Theophilus Cibber, the reprobate son of Colley, who introduced her to the stage, where she was an almost instant success. That she ac­ cepted what many men had to offer is exemplified by the fact that she married her music master, Mr. Abington, the day after the end...