The Cult of Kean

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Počet stran: 195
A Shakespearean actor whose sex life was known and discussed in Britain, America and France, Edmund Kean has inspired numerous writings, many biographies among them. But until now, no work has tackled the complicated and fascinating story of his literary appropriation. Dealing with the way a variety of canonical authors-including Byron, Coleridge, Keats, Dumas, Twain and Sartre-appropriated Kean through the centuries, this study traces a remarkable literary and performative legacy.
 

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BareKnuckle Kean
13
Kean and the French Sexual Revolution
63
Kean as Comedy
93
Kean and Mr Keene
115
Playing Kean Playing Kean
139
The Final Curtain?
159
Bibliography
175
Index
191
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Jeffrey Kahan is Associate Professor at the University of La Verne, USA.

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