Theatre allemand, 18th or 19th century.

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Huber, M. (Michel), 1727-1804. Theatre allemand, 18th or 19th century.

Theatre allemand, 18th or 19th century.

A short essay that defends Shakespeare from the attacks by Johann Christoph Gottsched; compares and contrasts Shakespeare to Beaumont, Fletcher, Jonson, Corneille, Racine. Mentions Othello, Lear, Hamlet and Merchant of Venice. Includes act II, scene 3 from Faust and notes that it has been 7 or 8 years since he played Faust for the first time. He mentions Hans Wurst as the eighth devil.

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Wills, W. G. (William Gorman), 1828-1891

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Faust, d. ca. 1540

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Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637

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Racine, Jean, 1639-1699

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Fletcher, John, 1579-1625

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Corneille, Pierre, 1606-1684

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Gottsched, Johann Christoph, 1700-1766

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