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Lectures on the art of reading; First Part: Containing The Art of Reading Prose. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M. Author of Lectures on Elocution, British Education, &c
printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; J. Wilkie, St. Paul’s Church-Yard; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry; and T. Davies, Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, MDCCLXXV, London 1775 - First Edition. 8vo; xii, 392pp. Beautifully bound by Fitterer to style in full speckled calf, the spine gilt in six compartments, the original olive-green lettering piece laid down. An excellent example, the pages clean and bright, free of foxing. ESTC Citation No. T91105. OCLC Number: 64220538 Elocution emerged as a formal discipline during the eighteenth century. One of its important figures was Thomas Sheridan, actor and father of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Thomas Sheridan's lectures on elocution, collected in Lectures on Elocution (1762) and his Lectures on Reading (1775), provided directions for marking and reading aloud passages from literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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