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Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse

Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800

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Philip H. Highfill, Jr., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans


Hardcover (Other formats: NLEB)
456 pages, 6.875 x 9.75, 130 illustrations

Biographical Dictionary of Actors & Actresses, 1660-1800


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Volume 8 dis­cusses, among others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of England, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and members of the famous Kemble family— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.


Philip H. Highfill, Jr., is a professor emeritus of English at George Washington University.

Kalman A. Burnim is emeritus Fletcher Professor of Drama at Tufts University.

Edward A. Langhans is an emeritus professor of drama and theatre at the University of Hawaii.


“Should take its place with The London Stage as one of the major and enduring research tools for students of our period.” —Eighteenth Century Studies