The Colonnade Volume 12

The Colonnade Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the echoes bandied my call in play, And mimicked and jeered from far away In a distant, almost inaudible hum; But narry a word called he to me, And narry a word so merrily; And the sun sank down; And the shadows came, Arose to the height of the opposite hill; And nothing I heard; and still, and still, Nothing I heard, and still the same. And whither and why by the road he went, And whether at sunset all forespent, He fell by the wayside, know not I, Or whether he dwell in Arcady--A willy-nilly merrily--Out of the mind's espy. JOHN W. DRAPER. something refreshingly different from the usual, are finding increasing satisfaction in the work of Mr. Clifford Devereux and his company. This organization, now concluding its fourth season, has been presenting, from Harvard and Dartmouth to the University of Texas, groups of plays distinctive at once for variety of repertoire and for originality of interpretation. In almost every season--at least in the metropolis---one may see Twelfth Night, The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It, and She S toos to Conquer; but one rarely sees The Comedy of Errors and The Critic, plays which Mr. Devereux has presented with notable success this present summer; and similarly unusual are several of the plays which Mr. Devereux expects to offer in the winter and spring of 1916-17: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Moliere's Marriage Force, Master Pierre Patelin, and The School for Scandal. Freshness and choiceness of repertoire, however, are not this company's sole contribution: their originality appears also in their interpretations. How refreshing not to see young Marlow, after his embarrassed interview with Miss Hardcastle, enliven his exit with the traditional "business" of...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773845
  • 9781236773845