By Damian Harper, Daniel McCrohan, Shawn Low
“Antique but up to the moment, everyday but unrecognizable, outwardly city yet quintessentially rural, conservative but path-breaking… China is a land of enchanting and eye-opening contradictions.” – Damian Harper, Lonely Planet Writer
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Inside This Book…
11 intrepid authors
76 temples & monasteries
100s of noodle spots
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Hong Kong & Beijing pull-out map
Special nice Wall feature
Comprehensive making plans tools
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The painter is Mr. ’ The author, E. L. Blanchard, supplies ‘invariably successful works’ and is ‘distinguished as a comic lyrical poet of no small pretensions’. He provided not only the Drury Lane ‘annual’ but pantomimes for many other theatres. In 1852 alone he had five pantomimes playing at different London theatres. 26 Victorian Pantomime Year after year an encomium upon Blanchard would appear in the press. Typical is this article from The Era (31 December 1871): Age does not stale nor custom wither the infinite variety of our Christmas poet .
36 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves at Covent Garden, which he saw in 1867, had the opposite effect. 37 This pantomime, written by Gilbert A’Beckett, subordinated the fairy tale elements of the story to contemporary references. The thieves’ cave was an up-to-date London club complete with billiard tables and the forty thieves were played by cigar-smoking, scantily clad girls. Ruskin was appalled, regarding it as a desecration of womanhood and a betrayal of the fairytale pantomime. 38 Unsurprisingly the show was produced by Augustus Harris Senior, the pioneer of pantomime ‘vulgarization’.
9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. , 2003), p. xviii, 206); John O’Brien, Harlequin Britain: Pantomime and Entertainment 1690–1760 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004). Harlequin Britain: Pantomime and Entertainment, p. xxi. , p. xxii. Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773–1832, p. 265. , p. 293. Illegitimate Theatre in London, 1770–1840, p. 227. A. E. Wilson, Pantomime Pageant (London: Stanley Paul & Co.