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The Resource Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833

Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833

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Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833
Title
Ira Aldridge
Title remainder
the early years, 1807-1833
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ira Aldridge: The Early Years, 1807-1833 chronicles the rise of one of the modern world's first black classical actors, as he ascended from an impoverished childhood in New York City to a career as a celebrated thespian on the British stage. After a successful debut in London in 1825, Aldridge began touring the British provinces, billing himself grandiloquently as the ""African Roscius, "" and attracting crowds with his powerful presence and style. He received accolades not only as a tragedian in classic roles such as Othello and Oroonoko but also as a comic actor in popular farces and mu
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lindfors, Bernth
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora
Series volume
v. 48
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aldridge, Ira Frederick
  • Aldridge, Ira Frederick
  • Actors
  • African American actors
  • African Americans
  • Shakespearean actors and actresses
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Actors
  • African American actors
  • African Americans
  • Shakespearean actors and actresses
  • Europe
  • United States
Label
Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 The Lives of Ira Aldridge; 2 Family Matters; 3 Life in New York City; 4 Charles Mathews and James Hewlett; 5 A Gentleman of Colour; 6 The African Tragedian; 7 The African Roscius on Tour; 8 A Fresh Start; 9 A New Venture; 10 Expanding the Repertoire; 11 London Again; 12 Playing New Roles; 13 Pale Experiments; 14 Dublin; 15 Racial Compliments and Abuse; 16 Re-engagements; 17 Shakespeare Burlesques; 18 A Satirical Battering Ram; 19 Covent Garden; 20 Other London Engagements; 21 Moving On
Control code
ocn884012573
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (812 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468688
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt181dkn4
  • a039af90-ae29-4683-9f4a-ab0d60fb49de
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012573
Label
Ira Aldridge : the early years, 1807-1833
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 The Lives of Ira Aldridge; 2 Family Matters; 3 Life in New York City; 4 Charles Mathews and James Hewlett; 5 A Gentleman of Colour; 6 The African Tragedian; 7 The African Roscius on Tour; 8 A Fresh Start; 9 A New Venture; 10 Expanding the Repertoire; 11 London Again; 12 Playing New Roles; 13 Pale Experiments; 14 Dublin; 15 Racial Compliments and Abuse; 16 Re-engagements; 17 Shakespeare Burlesques; 18 A Satirical Battering Ram; 19 Covent Garden; 20 Other London Engagements; 21 Moving On
Control code
ocn884012573
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (812 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468688
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt181dkn4
  • a039af90-ae29-4683-9f4a-ab0d60fb49de
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012573

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