Lust for Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth

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The first book on Booth's ten tumultuous years on the stage, with a wealth of rare period illustrations reproduced with special techniques yielding results of better quality than the originals. The book evaluates his performances through newspaper reviews and the recorded opinions of his contemporaries; it also separates Booth the actor from Booth the assassin. Previously unpublished letters are included, some in facsimile. John Wilkes' famous brother Edwin was not necessarily the leading actor of his era: this book ...

Lust for Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth 1998, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786405862

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Lust for Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth 1982, McFarland & Company

ISBN-13: 9780899500423

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