Thomas Sheridan's career and influence : an actor in earnest / Conrad Brunström.

This book considers the varied careers of controversial Irish adventurer Thomas Sheridan (1719-1788) in terms of a continuum of phonocentrist obsession. Variously employed as an actor-manager, elocutionist, lecturer and educational theorist, Sheridan believed that the key to Irish national renewal a...

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Main Author: Brunström, Conrad, 1968-
Corporate Author: Bucknell University Press.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, ©2011.
Series:Transits (Bucknell University)
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