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tragedy of Mr. Punch A fantastic play in prologue and one act

Russell Thorndike

tragedy of Mr. Punch A fantastic play in prologue and one act

by Russell Thorndike

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Published by Duckworth & Co. 3 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, W.C.2 in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Printer details from verso of title page: ...Hazell, Watson & Viney, Ld., 52 Long Acre, W.C.2.

Statementby Russell Thorndike ; and Reginald Arkell ; Introductory essay by Max Beerbohm ; Illustrations by Arthur Watts.
ContributionsArkell, Reginald., Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956., Watts, Arthur, illustrator., Duckworth & Co. (London),, Hazell, Watson and Viney (London),
The Physical Object
Pagination61, [1] p.; [8] plates :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16203077M

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The story of Punch must also be the story of the great puppet masters of the past, of the influence of the great Mr. Powel and, in Victorian England, of Piccini. The variations and elaborations which have grown up round this theme are described and the libretto of "Punch's Opera" is featured with stage directions.   In at least one instance, the Rogues' "Mr. Punch" actually exceeds the impact of the graphic novel, depicting as a kind of strangely exquisite yet brutal ballet a sequence in which a woman â€" possibly the arcade's "mermaid" performer, possibly Mr. Punch's forgotten girlfriend Polly -- suffers a horribly botched abortion, which appears as.

LibriVox recording of Mr. Punch's Dramatic Sequels, by St. John Hankin ( - ). A collection of short and humorous one-act "sequels" to 14 major plays (many already in the Librivox catalog). Plays end too soon. They never show The whole of what I want to know. Language: English. Brand new Book. A young boy stumbles across a Punch and Judy show at the pier and enters a world of extraordinary magic. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unravelling, this boy is forced to deal with his family's secrets of violence, betrayal and guilt in this dark fable of childhood and growing


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