Author Lloyd, Robert
Title The Actor. A Poetical Epistle to Bonnell Thornton, Esq;
Publishing Location London
Year 1760
Publisher Printed for R. and J. Dodsley
Edition I
Number of Pages in-4, 20
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG
Notes

LATER EDITIONS:
Third edition: The Actor. A Poetical Epistle to Bonnell Thornton, Esq; by the Rev. Mr. Loyd, one of the Masters of Westminster School, London, Printed for R. and J. Dodsley. And Dublin, re-printed for W. Whitestone, 1760.

Fourth edition: The Actor. Addressed to Bonnell Thornton, Esq. By R. Lloyd, A.M., London, Printed for G. Kearsly, 1764.

The Actor, a Poetical Epistle. With some Critical Alterations, by the Author of The Prompter, Dublin, s.n., 1811.

The text was included in various collections of Lloyd's poems:
- Poems by Robert Lloyd, A.M., London, Printed for the author by D. Leach and sold by T. Davies, 1762.
- The Poetical Works of Robert Lloyd, A.M. To which is Prefixed an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. By W. Kenrick, LL.D., London, Printed for T. Evans, 1774, vol. I; Reprint: Farnborough, Gregg International Publishers Limited Westmead, 1969.
Online text: 1774 edition
- The Poems of Robert Lloyd, in Johnson Samuel (ed.), The Works of the English Poets, vol. LXVIII, London, Printed by H. Baldwin, 1790.
Online text: GOOGLE BOOKS
- The Familiar Poems of Robert Lloyd, A. M., London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805.
Online text: GOOGLE BOOKS

RECENT EDITIONS:
The Actor. A Poem by Robert Lloyd. To which is Prefix'd an Essay by Edmund Blunden. The whole embellished with Theatrical Figures by Randolph Schwabe, London, C. W. Beaumont, 1926.

The text of the first edition has been published in its complete form in: Lisa Zunshine (ed.), Acting Theory and the English Stage, 1700–1830, London, Pickering & Chatto, 2008, vol. 2, pp. 261-283.


 

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