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Leonard R. N. Ashley
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Read this book on Questia. 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. INTRODUCTION. In the twentieth century, Colley Cibber’s name has become synonymous with “fool.” Pope’s Dunciad, the culmination of their long quarrel, has done its work well, and Cibber, now too often regarded merely as a pretentious dunce, has been relegated to an undeserved obscurity.. The history of this feud is replete with inconsistencies.
Colley Cibber English playwright, poet, essayist, and autobiographer. A successful actor, playwright, and theater manager, Cibber was an important figure in the theatrical world of. Mar 18, · In the year , a man named Colley Cibber was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. His literary contemporaries, notably Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, and Henry Fielding, did not think him the least bit worthy of the position—first, they considered him a very bad poet, and second, they were sure that the only reason he got the job was because he was a Whig, like the Prime.
Colley Cibber changed the course of the English-speaking theater. One of the most complete theater men in the history of the stage, he fostered the change from drama as the handmaiden of literature to theater as an independent and lively art. In the process, Cibber became one of London's. Item # CIBBER, Colley. 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. Written by Himself. London: Printed by John Watts for the Author, First Edition. Frontispiece portrait by Van der Gucht after Vanloo. Quarto: A4. a4, B-Xx4, Yy1. x 23 cm. xvi, pp.
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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.
Colley Cibber was a comic actor and playwright with pretensions to tragedy (Colley ). Inhe wrote and performed in an altered and slightly abridged version of Shakespeare’s Richard III, which was initially unsuccessful (probably because of overzealous government censorship) (Ashley 52).
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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.
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Cibber to Mr. Pope consists of 2 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope which you want to read from the table of contents to get. The Careless Husband. a Comedy, Written by Colley Cibber, Esq. Marked with the Variations in the Manager's Book, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.
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