Punch,  58 (1870), 209.

Dramatic Origin of Species





Amusement, Degeneration, Human Development, Darwinism

    Rebutts the complaint made by John B Buckstone that William Shakespeare's plays are not performed frequently enough in London theatres, urging that the 'play-going portion of the British Public are in a transition state, reverting, if the Darwinian theory of development is true, degenerating whether or not, to the level of apes'.

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