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I had seen others desperately attempting to capture the modern spirit and dismayed when their efforts were treated with derision. I had seen famous authors treated with contumely, when they offered a play to managers who had once pestered them with contracts. I had heard actors' scornful comments on them. I had seen the bewilderment with which they realized at last that the public was finished with them. "1 Much of this is applicable to Alfred Sutrohis fall from popularity and the strength of critical disapproval of his last plays extinguished his reputation.

Celebrities and Simple Souls, p. 35 Page 13 2 Marriage and Paris Among the residents of Finsbury Square in Alfred's childhood were the Isaacs: Joseph Michael Isaacs; his wife, Sarah Davis Isaacs; and their children, Harry, Rufus, Godfrey, Florence (Florrie), and Esther (Essie) Stella. Rufus was to become Alfred's life-long friend, Essie was to become his wife, and Harry was to become the manager of Alfred and Essie's estate after their deaths. Rufus Isaacs, three years older than Alfred, was born on October 10, 1860, at 3 Bury Street, St.

By 1894 he had published a book of poems, Serres Chaudes, and had written several plays: La Princesse Malein (1889), Les Avengles (1890), L'Intruse (1890), Les Sept Princesses (1891), Pelléas and Mélisande (1893), Alladine and Palomides (1894), Intérieur (1894), and La Mort de Tintagiles (1894), several of which had been performed. In 1891 Maeterlinck had begun a "business friendship" with Lugné-Poë, who had been responsible for the first performance of Pelléas in May 1893 and for subsequent performances elsewhere.

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