Definition of Granville-barker
1. Noun. English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Critic, Director, Theater Director, Theatre Director, Dramatist, Playwright, Theatrical Producer
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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"New Repub 2:236 Ap 3 '15 Granville Barker Hi New York. F. Hackett. New Repub 1:25 Ja 30 '15 Granville Barker, the new art of the theater and the new drama, ..."
2. The British and American Drama of To-day: Outlines for Their Study by Barrett Harper Clark (1921)
"... GRANVILLE BARKER H. Granville Barker was born at London in 1877. At an early age he became an actor in a provincial company. ..."
3. European Dramatists by Archibald Henderson (1913)
"GRANVILLE BARKER Many years ago, Matthew Arnold pleaded for the organization of the theatre in England — the irresistible theatre, as he so optimistically ..."
4. A Short History of the English Drama by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1921)
"Granville Barker.—As moral as Galsworthy but excelling him in artistry, as interested in life as Shaw but excelling him in art, is H. Granville Barker ..."
5. Dramatic Portraits by Percival Presland Howe (1913)
"VII GRANVILLE BARKER INTO the English theatre there came with the first of the plays of Mr. Granville Barker the deliberate indication that here was a ..."
6. Writing of Today: Models of Journalistic Prose by John William Cunliffe, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1915)
"GRANVILLE BARKER As always in A Midsummer Night, the difficulty ÍS with the bewitched quartet of [New York Times, February 17, 1915. By permis- lovers. ..."