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|He reads to himself the sentence just written: "To see him act is like reading |
Shakespeare by flashes of lightning." Back to Contents CHAPTER 10 Billy
Wadjerked on his guitar and poked his green furry tongue into the camera lens
|His admirers celebrated him for his painterly moments: Hazlitt and Procter think |
most often of Titian, G. H. Lewes of his 'mingling strong lights and shadows with ...
To see him act, is like reading Shakspere [sic] by flashes of lightning. I do not ...
|Between the first theorisation of theatre lighting in the fifteenth century and the |
provision of gaslight in the 1820s and 1830s, ... prompted Samuel Taylor
Coleridge to comment: 'To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of
|His only possible rival, as far as I can see, is William Blake, with The Proverbs of |
Hell' from The Marriage of Heaven and ... Coleridge once said of the great actor
Charles Kean, To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.
|of Shakespeare'sown genius.29And writingin the Examiner, hegoes further: ''|
Wewish wehad never seen Mr.Kean.Hehas destroyed theKemble ... To see him
act, is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.'' Read in their
|Like Garrick, Kean prepared for the role by studying the characteristics of actual |
insanity, visiting St. Luke's and Bethlehem ... (1772–1834) created a Romantic
image for Kean:“To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of
|Keats is best known in this context for his celebration (after *Hazlitt) in his letters |
and marginalia of a Shakespeare of ... 'To see him act is like reading
Shakespeare by flashes of lightning,' claimed Coleridge. posite Helen Faucit's
Beatrice, was ...
|Edmund Kean Ironic Icon, Transgressive Tabula Rasa 'To see him act is like |
reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning. " S. T. Coleridge Lightning, in
Coleridge's much-quoted phrase,1 famous among actors and Romantic scholars
|Shakespeare as myriad-minded36 and says that Shakespeare achieves this |
impersonality not through observation, but through inward ... His praise of Kean is
expressive: "To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.
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Shakespeare Elaine Novak ... Edmund Kean (about whom Samuel Coleridge
wrote: “To see him act is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning”),
Edwin Booth, ...