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Beerbohm

Sir (Henry) Max(imilian). 1872--1956, English critic, wit, and caricaturist, whose works include Zuleika Dobson (1911), a satire on Oxford undergraduates
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15 Apr-1901 Shakespeare Herald 27-May-1901 Sardou De Broglie 19-Jun-1901 C Reade Cuerneau BEERBOHM TREE PERIOD (1902-1903) Date Theatre Play Genre 01-Feb-1902 Her Majesty's Ulysses Melodrama 10-Jun-1902 Her Majesty's The Merry Wives Comedy of Windsor 12-Jul-1902 Her Majesty's Waterloo Play (matinee perf.
Artists as different as the iconoclastic young Max Beerbohm and the elderly President of the Royal Academy, Sir Frederick Leighton, were recruited; Oscar Wilde, however, was deliberately left out, possibly because Beardsley feared that Wilde's powerful personality would come to dominate "his" venture.
These "official" productions, moreover, generate their opposite, the barebones performances of campus Shakespeare clubs, in a cycle that for Menzer replicates the history of twentieth-century performance, oscillating between lavishness and austerity, Beerbohm Tree and William Poel, the RSC and Original Practices.
His productions have also failed to capture the academic interest accorded to the traditionally 'pictorial' pageantry of Herbert Beerbohm Tree, the 'Elizabethan' revivals of William Poel, and the work of modernist torchbearer, Harley Granville Barker (Mazer 1-6; Jackson 218).
His immediate successor at the Saturday Review, Max Beerbohm, was not only a peerlessly witty critic but also an author of brilliant comic novels, short stories and caricatures.
1914 PLAYWRIGHT George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion opened in London at His Majesty's Theatre and starred Mrs Patrick Campbell as Cockney flower girl Eliza and Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Professor Higgins.
As the satirist Max Beerbohm commented, "All fantasy should have a solid base in reality.
Hardy also corresponds with the British humorist Sir Max Beerbohm, whose famous caricatures include Asquith ("Ex Forti Dulcedo," 1920), King George V (from whom Hardy received the Order of Merit), and a noticeably curmudgeonly Thomas Hardy himself (1926).
The summer between third and fourth year, a friend of mine, who was also a friend of his, looked after his apartment for a few weeks: a second-floor Hunter Street walk-up with high ceilings, grooved hardwood, and great tall windows--and books, so many books: Camus and Gide, Joyce and Henry James; Beerbohm, Dreiser, Mann; Proust and Apollinaire; Borges and Burroughs and both the Bowles; the collected works of Samuel Beckett, Nabokov's Pnin and Pale Fire; and on the arm of a chair, with a luggage tag marking its place, Henry Miller's Tropic of Capricorn.
Actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree played Higgins in Pygmalion and also directed the production, which opened at His Majesty's Theatre on April 11, 1914.
Gabelman cites a tale by Max Beerbohm in which a "dissolute" old rake puts on the mask of a saint to win the heart of a good woman and later finds that his real face has changed to conform to the mask.
In this connection, perchance, acquaintanceship with Sir Max Beerbohm will--after the manner of a celebrated beer commercial--reach parts others cannot reach.