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Henry Irving"s tragedy of Shylock.

Alan Hughes

Henry Irving"s tragedy of Shylock.

by Alan Hughes

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, Henry, -- 1838-1905.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • Edition Notes

    From: Educational theatre journal, Vol.24, 1972 (Washington, D.C.).

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20788299M

      - Henry Irving performing the character of Shylock. - Henry Irving performing the character of Shylock. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Dismiss Visit. The Merchant of Venice (c. ) Contextual information Quotes from The Merchant of Venice Giovanni’s collection of stories, Il Pecorone (), was a key source for The Merchant of Venice. In one tale, a Venetian merchant borrows money to give his godson, but the Jewish moneylender demands a pound of flesh if the bond is not repaid on time.

    FOR SALE - New York City, NY - An older and very nice copy of a circa photogravure photo etching of Sir Henry Irving as Shylock in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. Sir Henry Irving, original name John Henry Brodribb, (born Feb. 6, , Keinton Mandeville, Somerset, Eng.—died Oct. 13, , Bradford, Yorkshire), one of the most famous of English actors, the first of his profession to be knighted () for services to the was also a celebrated theatre manager and the professional partner of the actress Ellen Terry for 24 years (–).

    Henry Irving and Ellen Terry as Shylock and Portia in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, act IV, scene 1. "Tarry, Jew, the law hath yet hold on you" by G. Pilotell: Graphic. Toward the end of the 19th century, another great Shakespearean actor, Henry Irving, chose to play Shylock as a sympathetic figure, highlighting the moving "hath not a Jew eyes" speech as a plea.


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Henry Irving"s tragedy of Shylock by Alan Hughes Download PDF EPUB FB2

ALAN HUGHES. Henry Irving's Tragedy of Shylock. T he names of few great actors are so closely associated with a single role as is that of. Henry Irving with Shylock; and the Portia of his Henry Irvings tragedy of Shylock. book lady, Ellen Terry, was one of. her most celebrated parts.

henry-irving-as-shylock Henry Irving in the role of Shylock from The Merchant of Venice. A Jewish character who would influence treatment of the Wandering Jew figure in literature and later characters like Svengali in Du Maurier’s Trilby, which in turn would influence Dracula.

Title Sir Henry Irving as Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice" Date Role Shylock Play The Merchant of Venice Subject. Irving, Henry, Sir,   Henry Irving - born the less mellifluous John Brodribb - had no desire to play Shylock until he spotted a Jewish merchant while on a Mediterranean cruise.

Shylock on the Stage book. Shylock on the Stage. DOI link for Shylock on the Stage. Shylock on the Stage book. By Toby Lelyveld.

Edition 1st Edition. HENRY IRVING. CONSIDERATION of the contributions made to the theatre by the great actors of the past leads to the conclusion that many of them merely imitated the characterizations of their.

Henry Irving's impressions of America, narrated in a series of sketches, chronicles, and conversations Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Contributor: Hatton, Joseph Date: Never has one character of the stage provoked such controversy or achieved such infamy as Shakespeare's enigmatic Shylock.

For four centuries the money lender of "The Merchant of Venice" has been reinvented as both villain and victim, as an object of tragedy and comedy, and has been used as an economic symbol and often as a lightning rod for anti-Semitism.

The Merchant of Venice Shylock: The Infamous Secret Jew by was Irving's treatment of the figure of Shylock, for in Henry Irving's Lyceum production will help you with any book.

Twenty years ago, studying The Merchant of Venice at school, I was delighted when my English teacher picked me to perform Shylock. It took me a while to realise that this gender-blind casting (admittedly, it was an all girls’ school) was racially specific, owing nothing to my skill as an actress but rather to the fact that I was one of only a handful of Jewish students in my year.

Full length watercolour drawing of the actor/manager Sir Henry Irving () as Shylock in The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, signed by the artist Phil May (–), ca Henry Irving became a professional actor in and learned his trade in regional theatres untilwhen he came to London.

Shakespeare's Tragedy Merchant of Venice [Text Produced by: Sir Henry Irving] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Text Produced by: Sir Henry Irving. Henry Irving () 24 works Search for books with subject Henry Irving ().

Search. Read. Read. The shadow of Henry Irving Not In Library. Henry Irving Charles Hiatt Not In Library. Henry Irving Irving, Laurence Not In Library. Henry Irving's tragedy of Shylock Alan Hughes Not In Library 'A poor, infirm, weak and despis'd.

Henry Irving played Shylock and Ellen Terry Portia in yet another revival of The Merchant of Venice that opened at the Lyceum Theatre (London) and ran for 48 performances (February April 26).

Others in the cast were F. Macklin as Antonio, Frank Cooper as Bassanio, and Maud Milton as Nerissa (Wearing, II: ). BOOK REVIEWS acting-text, and staging. For example, Henry Irving's Shylock, "a natural aristocrat," was "a vengeful victim of racial intolerance" (31, 36).

Irving cut and shaped the text to favor Venice, and-in common with other Victorian actor-managers-to accom-modate the archaeological realism of design and to avoid offending Victorian sensi.

Shakespeare's Tragedy Merchant of Venice (No. 5) [Text Produced by: Sir Henry Irving] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shakespeare's Tragedy Merchant of Venice (No. 5)Author: Text Produced by: Sir Henry Irving. Henry Irving as Shylock in a late 19th century performance Jacob Adler and others report that the tradition of playing Shylock sympathetically began in the first half of the 19th century with Edmund Kean.

Sir Henry Irving was the stage name of John Henry Brodribb, who was born in and raised in a working-class family. He was one of the most famous British actor-managers and dominated the late Victorian Stage (along with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree).

He was born in Somerset but lived in London from the age of ten. interesting stage events.; rignold's henry v. irving's shylock a distinguished audience and a fresh triumph opening of a new theatre. : Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy () by John Gross and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

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Shylock 'a product of history', / David Anderson ; A Sonnet to Portia, / Oscar Wilde ; 'The Lopez case' and Shakespeare's Jew, / Sidney Lee ; A critique of Irving and Terry, / Henry James ; Shylock from a Jewish point of view, / Charles Kensington Salaman ; An interview with Henry Irving,   The other great 19th-century actors followed Kean's example, and Henry Irving, who played the part innot only turned Shylock into the play's central figure, but also a kind of tragic hero.The Henry Irving Foundation, established by John H.B.

Irving (Sir Henry's great-grandson) aims to record the Victorian actor’s correspondence and fully illustrate his life, career, and achievement in raising the reputation and status of the theatre in nineteenth-century Britain and North America.