David Mayer

David Mayer

David Mayer is emeritus professor in the Department of Drama, University of Manchester. He is the author and editor or coeditor of numerous publications in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and American popular entertainment. His books include Harlequin in His Element: English Pantomime, 1806–1836 and Playing Out the Empire: “Ben-Hur” and Other Toga-plays and Films.

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