Benson's productions of Shakespeare were certainly seen by far more people than those of Irving, Beerbohm
Tree, Poel or Granville Barker and therefore, arguably, can be considered to have had a significant impact on the nationwide popularisation of Shakespeare.
There is something to be said, in connection with Beerbohm
(that lasting tag "the incomparable Max" derives from his friendly enemy Bernard Shaw), for such journalistic bromides as "the best-known author you've never heard of." Something, but not much, since unlike many of his contemporaries--born in 1872, he died in 1956--he has never slipped wholly out of print.
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In "On the Discrimination of Influences," Elfenbein provides a descriptive and theoretical framework for literary influence that is much more appropriate in the case of Beerbohm
's influence on O'Connor than is the anxious kind theorized by Harold Bloom.
Liebling; the Englishmen Max Beerbohm
, T.S Eliot, and Isaiah Berlin; in popular culture--departing from the norm--Michael Jordan (reflecting Epstein's Chicago connection that shows up in several essays), W.C.
This paper seeks to draw attention to the depiction or, more properly, performance of Catholicism in the late-nineteenth century by drawing on the examples of the legitimate productions of Henry Irving's Lyceum Much Ado about Nothing (1882), and Henry VIII (1892), Herbert Beerbohm
Tree's Hamlet at the Haymarket (1892), and the touring Romeo and Juliet of Frank Benson (1898-1899).
Also on display in the same room used by BMI's administrator, is a sketch signed by its subject, the English actor and theatre manager Mr H Beerbohm
Tree (1852-1917) who had been playing Hamlet.
's famous description of Wilde's behaviour in a restaurant is well-known: "Tell the cook of this restaurant with the compliments of Mr Oscar Wilde that these are the very worst sandwiches in the whole world and that, when I ask for a watercress sandwich, I do not mean a loaf with a field in the middle of it." (19) Maurice Baring reports that when Saki was asked "how his book could be got" he responded, "Not at an ironmonger's." (20) Saki presents what seems to be a more polite and elaborate version of this quip when he says in "The Sex that Doesn't Shop":
's "A Defence of Cosmetics," which appeared in the first number of the Yellow Book (April 1894), echoed Baudelaire's allusion to the infinite and gave a paradoxical and ironic twist to his theory: "the era of rouge is upon us, and as only in an elaborate era can man, by the tangled accrescency of his own pleasures and emotions reach that refinement which is his highest excellence, and by making himself, so to say, independent of Nature, come nearest to God....
The painting, titled "Industrial Environment of Rochester High School," had been completed in 1938 by Marvin Beerbohm
as part of the WPA Federal Art Project.
On the Council of the Festival were public spirited dukes, earls and specialists, such as the architect Sir Aston Webb, the President of the Royal Academy, Sir Edward Poynter, and the theatre manager, Beerbohm
The Ptolemies remind me of a question posed pertinently by Max Beerbohm
, referring to a different Greek family: "They were a tense and peculiar family, the Oedipuses, weren't they?" Indeed.