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Junius Brutus Booth

theatrical Prometheus
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Southern Illinois University Press , Carbondale
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852, Actors -- United States -- Biog

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StatementStephen M. Archer.
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LC ClassificationsPN2287.B6 A88 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 346 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1546440M
ISBN 100809317664
LC Control Number91025725

In that book Junius Brutus Booth comes across as a roaring larger-than-life figure. Archer presents the elder Booth on a more human scale, showing his pain and disappointments, as well as his triumphs.

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The worldwide fame assured for the Booth family of actors by John Wilkes Booth’s bone-shattering leap from the President’s box had eluded Junius Brutus Booth throughout his lifelong exile in America. But from that event until today, no American family of Pages: Archer provides a clear account of Booth’s professional and personal life and places him in relationship to his contemporaries, particularly Edmund Kean and William Charles Macready.

From to Junius Brutus Booth toured throughout North America, enjoying a reputation as the most distinguished Shakespearean tragedian on the American.

About the Book. In this, the first thoroughly researched scholarly biography of British actor Junius Brutus Booth, Stephen M. Archer reveals Booth to have been an artist of considerable range and a man of sensitivity and intellect.

Archer provides a clear account of Booth’s professional and personal life and places him in relationship to his. Buy This Book in Print. summary. In this, the first thoroughly researched scholarly biography of Junius Brutus Booth, Stephen M. Archer reveals Booth to have been an actor of considerable range and a man of sensitivity and intellect.

Archer provides a clear account of the actor’s professional and personal life and places him in relationship. Junius Brutus Booth early showed an embarrassing multiplicity of talents, especially for painting, poetry, sculpture, and female seduction.

After learning the art of printing, studying a little law, and contemplating the career of a midshipman, he finally, when seventeen years old, and much against his father's will, went on the stage. E-book (Other formats: Hardcover) 6 x35 illustrations 08/20/ Additional Materials.

About the Book. In this, the first thoroughly researched scholarly biography of Junius Brutus Booth, Stephen M. Archer reveals Booth to have been an actor of considerable range and a man of sensitivity and intellect.

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Archer provides. Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division The oldest of the 10 children of Junius and Mary Ann, Junius, Jr. Booth, Junius Brutus, Call number MssCol Physical description linear feet (1 volume) Preferred Citation Junius Brutus Booth account book, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library Repository Manuscripts and Archives Division Access to materials Advance notice required.

Request access to this collection. Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. [Numitor, Gerd] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Junius Brutus Booth, : Paperback. Booth Memorials: Passages, Incidents, and Anecdotes in the Life of Junius Brutus Booth (the Elder.).

In this, the first thoroughly researched scholarly biography of British actor Junius Brutus Booth, Stephen M.

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Archer reveals Booth to have been an artist of considerable range and a man of sensitivity and intellect. Archer provides a clear account of Booth’s professional and personal life and places him in relationship to his contemporaries, particularly Edmund Kean and William Charles Macready.

Junius Brutus Booth Jr. (Decem – Septem ) was an American actor and theatre manager. As a member of the illustrious Booth family of actors, Junius Brutus Booth Jr.

was overshadowed by his father Junius Sr. and brothers Edwin and John Wilkes (the assassin of Abraham Lincoln) and later by his wife Agnes, a successful actress. Booth was married three times: first briefly Born: Junius Brutus Booth Jr., Decem. Asia Booth Clarke, the sister of acclaimed actor John Wilkes Booth who shot Lincoln, stated in her memoir that their father, Junius Brutus Booth, attended synagogues along with other houses.

Junius Brutus Booth Booth's oldest son then disappeared from the Baltimore records.

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He returned to England sometime during our Civil War; the entry was the last listing for him in Baltimore. He died in Clerkenwell, London, the old Booth neighborhood, in with an unidentified. No, but by setting Booth’s broken leg, Mudd had become an accessory after the fact.

He served just few years of his life sentence and was pardoned. American Brutus is a great read, fast paced like a detective novel, and deeply researched. This book is a must for Lincoln scholars or those interested in the assassination.

Book/Printed Material The tragedian; an essay on the histrionic genius of Junius Brutus Booth. A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of Michigan's Making of America Web site.

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In this, the first thoroughly researched scholarly biography of Junius Brutus Booth, Stephen M. Archer reveals Booth to have been an actor of considerable range and a man of sensitivity and intellect. Archer provides a clear account of the actor’s professional and personal life and places him in relationship to his contemporaries, particularly Edmund Kean and William Charles Booth's widow traveled to Cincinnati alone to claim his body.

He was the father of actor John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. His other children included Edwin Booth, the foremost tragedian of the mid-to-late 19th century, Junius Brutus Booth Jr., an actor and theatre manager, and Asia Booth Clarke, a poet and writer.

Book Ephemera, Clarence Edwin Booth Grossman, Edwin Booth, Edwina Booth Grossman, John Wilkes Booth, Junius Brutus Booth, Katherine Goodale, Nora Titone, The Players Edwin Booth was about to be upstaged. Junius Brutus Booth: | | | |Junius Brutus Booth| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

Get this from a library. Junius Brutus Booth: theatrical Prometheus. [Stephen M Archer] -- Junius Brutus Booth () immigrated in from England to Norfolk, Virginia. He married Adelaide Delannoy in and divorced her in He married Mary Ann Holmes in Junius was an.

Junius Brutus Booth had a great an appreciation for the different religions and beliefs in the world and a desire to learn about them. In Asia Booth Clarke’s book about her father entitled, Passages, Incidents, and Anecdotes in the life of Junius Brutus Booth (the elder), she writes the following about her father’s views on religion.

London-born Junius Brutus Booth was a famous Shakespearean actor and a manic public figure. He had three sons in the theater, including John Wilkes Booth, who later would murder President Lincoln in April at Ford's Theatre in Washington.

"(Junius) Booth was well-known for acting up, acting out, as well as acting," Feller said. Booth, Junius Brutus, Junius Brutus Booth account book, New York Public Library System, NYPL: referencedIn: Kimes, William Harold, Booth collection Hamline University Libraries, CLIC: creatorOf: Booth, Junius Brutus.

Autograph letters signed and unsigned from Junius Brutus Booth to various. Product Information: Excerpt from The Booth Family: Junius Brutus Booth Sr.; Junius Brutus Booth Jr.; Edwin BoothOffstage Comedian and Of sociabllity and consequences Benefits for A New Venture at the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic Rating: % positive.

Title [Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.] Created / Published [between and ] Format Headings. I picked up this book after reading a review of "Manhunt" which said that it wasn't as good as "American Brutus". I never did read "Manhunt" but "American Brutus" is a very interesting history, covering not only the assassination, but also giving a thorough biography of Booth as well as covering the post-assasination trials of the conspirators/5().Junius Booth and his sons, Edwin and John Wilkes, were nineteenth-century America’s most famous theatrical family.

Yet the Booth name is forever etched in the history books for one terrible reason: the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre on Ap "Junius Brutus Booth was eldest son of a former manager of the Boston Theatre, also named Junius Brutus Booth, and of Agnes (Perry) Booth, in her later life married to John B.

Schoeffel. He was the grandson of the most famous Junius Brutus Booth of the family, who was born in England, beforeand was a contemporary of Edmund Kean.