Author Riccoboni, Luigi
Title A General History of the Stage, from its Origin
Publishing Location London
Year 1754
Publisher W. Owen and Lockyer Davis
Number of Pages in-8, 333
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG

COMPLETE TITLE: A General History of the Stage, from its Origin: In which the several Theatres of Europe, Those Particularly of Italy, Spain, France, England, Holland, Flanders, and Germany, with Regard to their Excellencies and Defects, are critically compared with each other; the Various Management of them Described; and the Characters, Manners, and Persons of the Principal Performers considered. Together with Two Essays; On the Art of Speaking in Public, and a Comparison between the Antient and Modern Drama. Translated from the eminent Lewis Riccoboni. The Second Edition. To which is prefixed, An Introductory Discourse concerning the Present State of the English Stage, etc.

A re-edition, with a new title and introduction, of An Historical and Critical Account of the Theatres in Europe (see), translation of Réflexions historiques et critiques sur les différents théâtres de l'Europe avec les Pensées sur la Déclamation by Luigi Riccoboni (see).

Reprint: New York, AMS Press, 1978.


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