Leaders, 18 Jan 1899-1 Sep 1900 (pp. 1-105; 120-210).Obituary of the French dramatic critic, Francisque Sarcey, 1900 (p.108).Book reviews, Feb-Dec 1899 (pp. 105-110; 117- 119).Dramatic reviews, Jan-Dec 1899 (pp. 110-117). These primarily relate to Frank Benson's season of Shakespeare plays at the Theatre Royal in Manchester, Nov-Dec 1899. In these reviews CEM outlines his theory of Richard II which was reprinted in The Manchester Stage.
1 loose cutting inserted at pp. 160-1.
Includes handwritten index at the front of the volume.