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 (bîr′bōm′), Sir Henry Maximilian Known as "Max." 1872-1956.
British caricaturist, writer, and wit whose Caricatures of Twenty-five Gentlemen appeared in 1896.


(Biography) Sir (Henry) Max(imilian). 1872–1956, English critic, wit, and caricaturist, whose works include Zuleika Dobson (1911), a satire on Oxford undergraduates


(ˈbɪər boʊm)

Sir Max, 1872–1956, English essayist, critic, and caricaturist.
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Indeed, in the wild school of caricature then current, Mr Max Beerbohm had represented him as a proposition in the fourth book of Euclid.
Max Beerbohm in a volume of parodies entitled "A Christmas Garland," where I found myself in very good company.
Sutherlin 17, Junction City 2: Braxton Beerbohm went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and also allowed just one hit over five innings to lead the Bulldogs to the victory over the Tigers.
PLAYWRIGHT George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion opened in London at His Majesty's Theatre and starred Mrs Patrick Campbell as Cockney flower girl Eliza and Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree as Professor Higgins.
3) In the letter Dene also refers to Leighton's recent correspondence with actor and theatre manager Herbert Beerbohm Tree and politician William, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe on her behalf.
Beset by illness and money worries, responding to the demands of her children and trying to find happiness in the diminishing opportunities for work in the theatre, she appears in James Barrie's Alice Sit-by-the-Fire, as Hermione in Herbert Beerbohm Tree's production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, and in 1907-08 undertakes arduous tours in England and America as Cicely Waynflete in Bernard Shaw's Captain Brassbound's Conversion.
Hardy also corresponds with the British humorist Sir Max Beerbohm, whose famous caricatures include Asquith ("Ex Forti Dulcedo," 1920), King George V (from whom Hardy received the Order of Merit), and a noticeably curmudgeonly Thomas Hardy himself (1926).
The summer between third and fourth year, a friend of mine, who was also a friend of his, looked after his apartment for a few weeks: a second-floor Hunter Street walk-up with high ceilings, grooved hardwood, and great tall windows--and books, so many books: Camus and Gide, Joyce and Henry James; Beerbohm, Dreiser, Mann; Proust and Apollinaire; Borges and Burroughs and both the Bowles; the collected works of Samuel Beckett, Nabokov's Pnin and Pale Fire; and on the arm of a chair, with a luggage tag marking its place, Henry Miller's Tropic of Capricorn.
With those words, no doubt spoken with the solemn grandeur that all Edwardian actor-managers possessed, the legendary Herbert Beerbohm Tree marked the opening of the New Theatre.
Actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree played Higgins in Pygmalion and also directed the production, which opened at His Majesty's Theatre on April 11, 1914.
Gabelman cites a tale by Max Beerbohm in which a "dissolute" old rake puts on the mask of a saint to win the heart of a good woman and later finds that his real face has changed to conform to the mask.
Malone also extends the scope of her book beyond the plays of Ibsen staged by the National Theatre to the frequent amateur productions staged in Dublin and those that arrived from London, such as Herbert Beerbohm Tree with An Enemy of the People in 1893 and Mrs.