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More stage favourites of the eighteenth century

Lewis Melville

More stage favourites of the eighteenth century

by Lewis Melville

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith a frontispiece in colour by Leslie Blanch and 16 other illustrations.
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Open LibraryOL13850863M

History of publishing, an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present. The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the dissemination of all manner of cultural material. Clive rose to become one of the highest paid actresses of her time and may have even earned more than many male performers, who were traditionally paid more their female counterparts. Her career on stage spanned over forty years, and according to K. A. Crouch, "[h]er pay places her among the very best actresses of her generation.".

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