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The life and times of Colley Cibber

Dorothy Senior

The life and times of Colley Cibber

by Dorothy Senior

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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Pagination285 p.
Number of Pages285
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Open LibraryOL26903726M
OCLC/WorldCa10741537

An apology for the life of Colley Cibber comedian, and late patentee of the Theatre-Royal. With an historical view of the stage during his own time. 4th ed. by Colley Cibber. Published by Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in London. Written in English. Susannah Maria Cibber Explained. Susannah Maria Cibber (February – 30 January ), also known as Susannah Maria Arne, was a celebrated English singer and actress. She is the sister of the composer Thomas Arne. Although she began her career as a soprano, her voice lowered in the early part of her career to that of a true contralto. She.

Feb 12,  · An apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber Item Preview remove-circle Frail book. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call number SRLF_UCLA:LAGE Camera Canon 5D Collection-library SRLF_UCLA This is the autobography of Colley Cibber, who is perhaps most famous as the anti-hero of Alexander Pope's all-time classic Pages: Full text of "An apology for the life of Mr. Colley Cibber" See other formats.

Aug 14,  · This life of the 18th‐century actress and singer Susannah Cibber could not have been better. It provides the reader with a graphic, lively account of London theater and social life in Author: Doris Grumbach. Not even the winner of the contest has been beyond dispute. years afterward, Robert W. Lowe, “Supplementary Chapter to Colley Cibber’s Apology” in his edition of An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the Theatre-Royal (London: J. C. Nimmo, ), II, , remarks on Cibber’s later years: “His.


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Though the actor and playwright Colley Cibber’s flamboyant Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber () and Cowper’s sombre Memoir (written aboutfirst published in ) are two notable exceptions.

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Colley Cibber (6 November – 11 December ) was an English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate. His colourful memoir Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber () describes his life in a personal, anecdotal and even rambling frecklesandhoney.comh: George II.

Colley Cibber (/ˈkɒli ˈsɪbər/) was an English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate. His colourful memoir Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber () describes his life in a personal, anecdotal and even rambling style.

He wrote 25 plays for his own company at Drury Lane, half of which were adapted from various sources, which led Robert Lowe and Alexander Pope, among others, to /5.

COLLEY CIBBER, actor, dramatist, fop, Poet-Laureate, wrote an Apology for his life. Perhaps it has been unwise of me to be the first, after him, to attempt to write a Life of Colley Cibber; and, having done so, an apology is due from me to my readers.

The Life and Times of"" is an overworked biographer handle, but Mary Nash has earned the right to use it, unquestionably, by parlaying the story of that ""sweet syren,"" Susannah Arne Cibber, into an exuberant, dramatic, unconscionably juicy chronicle of early.

Colley Cibber was the son of Jane Colley and Caius Gabriel Cibber, a master sculptor from Flensburg, Schleswig.

Cibber’s father had intended his son for the Church, but Cibber became stagestruck. An Apology For The Life Of Colley Cibber [Colley Cibber] on frecklesandhoney.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Colley Cibber.

The marriage proved very beneficial to Susannah's career and position in the London theatre, as she became a regular at that house for many years, now performing under the name "Mrs Cibber". Even more important was the attention of her father-in-law Colley Cibber who, recognizing in Susannah the makings of a great tragic actress, trained her.

Colley Cibber has 84 books on Goodreads with ratings. Colley Cibber’s most popular book is Love's Last Shift: Or, the Fool in Fashion. a Comedy, as I. An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber [Colley Cibber, Professor James Wright, Anthony Ashton] on frecklesandhoney.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifactAuthor: Colley Cibber, Professor James Wright, Anthony Ashton. Colley Cibber (6 November – November 12, ) was an English playwright, actor, and Poet frecklesandhoney.com status as the first in a long line of actor-managers established his importance in theater history, and his colorful memoir (Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber) was key in starting the British tradition of rambling autobiographical style.

Sep 03,  · These are F. Dorothy Senior's The Life and Times of Colley Cibber (), Richard Hindry Barker's Mr. Cibber of Drury Lane (), Leonard R. Ashley's Twayne Colley Cibber (, rev. ), and Helene Koon's Colley Cibber: A Biography (). The studies by Senior, Barker, and Ashley are respectable efforts of their times and frecklesandhoney.com: Robert D.

Hume. Buy An Apology For The Life Of Colley Cibber by Colley Cibber (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.2/5(1). "A readable and agreeably positive account." — Times Literary Supplement "Helene Koon declares that her goal in this fascinating study of Cibber's life is to help us see Colley Cibber with objective eyes, after two-and-a-half centuries in which we have viewed him primarily through the keen but hostile eyes of Fielding and Pope.".

Colley Cibber was an English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate. His colourful memoir Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber () describes his life in a.

In his Book An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, he not only defended himself against personal attacks from such well-known figures as Johnson, Fielding, and Pope, but also produced one of the most important and indispensable accounts of a vital period in English theatrical history.

Times Literary Supplement "Helene Koon declares that her goal in this fascinating study of Cibber's life is to help us see Colley Cibber with objective eyes, after two-and-a-half centuries in which we have viewed him primarily through the keen but hostile eyes of Fielding and Pope."—Eighteenth-Century StudiesCited by: To which is prefix'd, a sketch of the author's life, written by himseff, ( Eighteenth Century Collections Online) and "A Brief Supplement to Colley Cibber, Esq; His Lives of the late Famous Actors and Actresses," (), Colley Cibber, An Apology for the Life of frecklesandhoney.comality: English.

The Project Gutenberg eBook, An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Volume I (of 2), by Colley Cibber, Illustrated by R.

Parkes and Adolphe Lalauze. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Jan 13,  · An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber (transcription project) The Contented Blind Boy; Colley Cibber, vol 1, vol 2; The Provoked Husband (), with John Vanbrugh.

(external scan) Works about Cibber "Colley Cibber", in The Lives of the Poets-Laureate, by .(Harald Faber, Caius Gabriel Cibber [Oxford, ], p. 8).

In The Life and Times of Colley Cibber (London, ), p. 20, Dorothy Senior comments on Gibber's well-known slenderness at the beginning of his career, "Poor half-starved boy— no wonder he was lean!

Food in the Cibber household cannot have been plentiful, with theCited by: playwright Colley Cibber’s flamboyant Apology for the Life of Mr.

Colley Cibber () and Cowper’s sombre Memoir (written aboutfirst published in ) are two notable exceptions. But the drama of Boswell’s self-observations has a richer texture than either of these.