The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson.

by Joseph Jefferson

Publisher: The Century co. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 501 Downloads: 610
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    • Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905.,
    • Actors -- United States -- Biography.
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      ContributionsJohn Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.J4 A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p.l., [ix]-xv, 501 p.
      Number of Pages501
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6942342M
      LC Control Number04017107

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“His Autobiography is a great document of theatrical and cultural history,” Alan Downer writes, “not because of what Jefferson did, or was done to him, but because of what he represented.”. All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson.

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JEFFERSON, Joseph. The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson. “Although he appeared primarily in the standard melodramatic fare of his age, where subtlety in acting was rarely a virtue, Jefferson is widely credit with introducing ‘a fresher and truer naturalism than out state—perhaps any stage—had seen’ (Watson, ).

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His story is the story of that theater, where his triumphs were built by his unparalleled genius for blending humor. Citation Information.

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New York: THE CENTURY COMPANY. Nov. 23, It is a book worth having. The publishers have spared no pains with it, and the big. Joseph Jefferson III, commonly known as Joe Jefferson (Febru – Ap ), was an American actor.

He was the third actor of this name in a family of actors and managers, and one of the most famous of all 19th century American comedians.

Jefferson was particularly well known for his adaptation and portrayal of Rip Van Winkle on the stage, reprising the role in several silent. Jefferson’s Autobiography () is written with spirit and humour, and its judgments with regard to the art of the actor and the playwright place it beside Colley Cibber’s Apology.

Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.Joseph Ellis’s “American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson” was published inthree years after he published his biography of John Adams. This is by far my favorite of Ellis’s books, and the second most “enjoyable” read among the Jefferson biographies.The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson, copyright, by the Century Company, New York, was published From its chapters, by permission, have been taken these pages.–ED.] How I Came to Play Rip Van Winkle.