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Title Observations on Mr. Kemble in the characters of Cato, Wolsey, and Coriolanus. To which are added his farewell address at Covent Garden theatre and an account of the dinner given at Freemason's tavern, with every particular connected with his retirement from the stage
Document Type Manuscript
Reference PN 2598.K5 02
Case Study Cor8
Publication Date 1817
Date of Production n.d.
Description A pamphlet from 1817 published just weeks after Kemble's farewell performance, in which he played Coriolanus. The pamphlet discusses his performance of the role and others and talks about the dinner given in his honor on his retirement from the stage.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Kemble - Coriolanus
Content Keywords power, soldier, greed, class, pride, destiny, friendship
Context Keywords actor, review
Play Coriolanus
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue.