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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Morris, Clara 1848- (search)
Morris, Clara 1848- Actress; born in Cleveland, O., in 1848; joined the ballet corps in the Academy of Music there in 1861, and soon became leading juvenile lady. She took the part of leading lady at Wood's Theatre, Cincinnati, in 1869; joined Daly's Fifth Avenue company in New York in 1870; and afterwards achieved great success in emotional roles, especially as Camille; Alixe; Miss Multon; Mercy Merrick in The New Magdalen; Cora in L'article 47, etc. She has contributed to the St. Nicholas; North American review; Ladies' home journal, etc.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
t Jackson (Union Square Theatre, 21 December, 1874). What he did so successfully, and what Clyde Fitch did so well in later years, was to create roles for the special qualities in his players: he wrote Frou-Frou for Agnes Ethel, Article 47 for Clara Morris, and Pique for Fanny Davenport. The emotional play went hand in hand with the emotional actress, and one fails to find Clara Morris showing a penchant for the American drama; her success in Miss Multon, a play built on a French version of EClara Morris showing a penchant for the American drama; her success in Miss Multon, a play built on a French version of East Lynne (Union Square Theatre, 20 November, 1876), and her Cora in Article 47 measured her taste and training, rather than her Lucy Carter in Howard's Saratoga, which Daly produced. Palmer and Daly gave their players large doses of foreign drama or the classics. In such tradition Fanny Davenport flourished, and Ada Rehan was reared. This was an unsettled period, therefore, of taste and managerial inclination; it is necessary to pick up the scant threads of American drama and hold them fas
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
journal, 313 Moral Distichs, 445 Moral Evolution, 200 n. Moral Philosophy, 226 n. Morals (Epictetus), 445 Morals (Plutarch), 465 Moran of the Lady Letty, 93 More, Hannah, 412, 523, 541 More, Henry, 228 More, P. E., 129, 491 Morgan, A. T., 352 Morgan, Lewis H., 196 Morgan, William, 521 Moriscoes in Spain, the, 194 Mormons, the, 142 Mormons, or the latter day Saints in the Valley of the great Salt Lake, the, 151 Morning call (San Francisco), 4 Morris, Clara, 271 Morris, G. S., 239 n. Morse, Jedidiah, 401, 431, 546, 54 Morse, S. F. B., 345, 348 Morte d'arthur, 17 Morton, Martha, 290 Morton, Nathaniel, 533 Morton oder die Grosse tour, 579 Moth and the flame, the, 274, 280 Motley, 126, 178, 188, 190, 302, 306, 472 Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada, 158 Mount Holyoke Seminary, 411 Mower in Ohio, the, 59 Mozart, 449, 450 M. Quad. See Lewis, Charles Bertrand Mr. Dooley. See Dunne, F. P. Mr. Isaacs, 87 Mr