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Quotation by Minnie Maddern Fiske
The actor who lets the dust accumulate on his Ibsen, his Shakspere [sic], and his Bible, but pores greedily over every little column of theatrical news, is a lost soul.
Minnie Maddern Fiske (1865–1932), U.S. actor. As quoted in Mrs. Fiske: Her Views on Actors, Acting and the Problems of Production, ch. 3, by Alexander Woollcott (1917).
Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was a great Norwegian author of many plays, including at least three in which Fiske had starred: Hedda Gabler, A Doll's House, and An Enemy of the People.
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