Jerome K. Jerome On the Stage and Off

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On the Stage and Off

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This book contains Jerome K. Jerome’s 1891 monograph on stage productions, entitled "On the Stage and Off". Within this work, Jerome reflects on his personal experiences – both good and bad – working as an actor in the late-nineteenth century. A fascinating and insightful text, "On the Stage and Off" is highly recommended for those with an interest in the development of theatre, and would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. The chapters include: “I Determine to Become and Actor”, “I Become and Actor”, “Through the Stage Door”, “Behind the Scenes”, “A Rehearsal”, “Scenery and Supers”, “Dressing”, “My First Deboo”, “Birds of Prey”, etcetera. Jerome Klapka Jerome (1859 - 1927) was an English writer and humourist, most famous for his comedic travelogue "Three Men in a Boat" (1889). Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

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Jerome Klapka (K.) Jerome was an English writer who is best known for his comic travel story, Three Men in a Boat, and the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow. Raised in poverty, Jerome entered into various careers in the railway, theatre, education, and law before his comic essays were accepted for publication. His writing career firmly established with the publication of Three Men in a Boat, Jerome went on to publish more than thirty works of prose and plays before his passing in 1927.

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Book Description Miller Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. 196 pages. Dimensions: 8.6in. x 5.6in. x 0.9in.ON THE STAGE-AND OFF by JEROME K. Originally published in 1891. PREFACE: In penning the following pages I have endeavored to be truthful. In looking back upon the scenes through which I passed, I have sought to penetrate the veil of glamour Time trails behind him as he flies , and to see things ex actly as they were to see the rough road as well as the smiling landscape, the briers and brambles as well as the green grass and the waving trees. Now, however , that my task is done, and duty no longer demands that memory should use a telescope, the mellow ing haze of distance resumes its sivay, and the Stage again appears the fair, enchanted ground that I once dreamt it. I forget the shadows, and remember but the brightness. The hardships that I suffered seem now but picturesque incidents the worry only pleasurable excite ment I think of the Stage as of a lost friend. I like to dwell upon its virtues and to ignore its faults. I wish to buiy in obliinon the bad, bold villains and the false hearted knaves who pjayed a part thereon, and to think only of the gallant heroes, the virtuous maidens, and the good old men. Let the bad pass. I met far more honest, kindly faces than deceitful ones, and I prefer to remember the former. Plenty of honest, kindly hands grasped mine, and such are the hands that I like to grip again in thought. Where the owners of those kindly hands and faces may be now I do not know. Years have passed since I last saw them, and the sea of life has drifted us farther and farther apart. But wherever on that sea they may be battling, 1 call to them from fiere a friendly greeting. Hoping that my voice may reach across the waves that roll between us, I shout to them and their prof ession a hearty and sincere God Speed. Contents include: CHAPTER I DETERMINE TO BECOME AN ACTOR i CHAPTER II. I BECOME AN ACTOR - . 11 CHAPTER III. THROUGH THE STAGE DOOR . . , - 25 CHAPTER IV. BEHIND THE SCENES 3I CHAPTER V. A REHEARSAL, - 40 CHAPTER VI. SCENERY AND SUPERS - 57 CHAPTER VII. DRESSING - - - . 66 CHAPTER VIII. MY FIRST DEBOO 7 6 CHAPTER IX. OF PREY - - - - 82 Vl CONTENTS. CHAPTER X. iAc3t 1 BUY A BASKET AND Go INTO THE PROVINCES - - 96 CHAPTER XL FIRST PROVINCIAL EXPERIENCES . . . - - 106 CHAPTER XII. MAD MAT TAKES ADVANTAGE OF AN OPPORTUNITY in CHAPTER XIII. LODGINGS AND LANDLADIES - - - - - - 116 CHAPTER XIV. WITH A STOCK COMPANY 125 CHAPTER XV. REVENGE 134 CHAPTER XVI, VIEWS ON ACTING -----. I4 3 CHAPTER XVII. I JOIN A FIT-UP - 153 CHAPTER XVIII. MY LAST APPEARANCE - - - - - - - 163. ON THE STAGE-AND OFF. CHAPTER I: Determine to Become an Actor. HERE comes a time in every ones life when he feels he was born to be an actor. Something within him tells him that he is the coming an, and that one day he will electrify the world. Theft he burns with a desire to show them how the things done, and to draw a salary of three hun dred a week. This sort of thing generally takes a man when he is about nineteen, and lasts till he is nearly twenty. But he doesnt know this at the time. He thinks he has got hold of an inspiration all to himself a kind of solemn call, which it would be wicked to disregard and when he finds that there are obstacles in the way of his immediate appearance as Hamlet at a leading West-end theater, he is blighted. I myself caught it in the usual course. I was at the theater one evening to see Romeo and Juliet played, when it suddenly flashed across me that that was my vocation. I thought all acting was making love in tights to pretty women, and I de termined to devote my life to it. When I com municated my heroic resolution to my friends, they reasoned with me. That is, they called me a fool and then said that they had always thought me a, sensible fellow, though that was the first I had ever heard of it. But I was not to be turned from my purpose. I commenced This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9781443726542

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