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The A to Z of American theater : modernism

Author: James Fisher; Felicia Hardison Londré
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: A to Z guides, 97.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The A to Z of American Theater: Modernism focuses on legitimate drama, both as influenced by European modernism and as impacted by the popular entertainment that also enlivened the era. This is accomplished through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced entries on plays; music; playwrights; great performers like Maude Adams, Otis Skinner, Julia Marlowe, and E.H.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fisher, James, 1950-
A to Z of American theater.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(OCoLC)435421492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Fisher; Felicia Hardison Londré
ISBN: 9780810870475 0810870479
OCLC Number: 836848743
Notes: Originally published in hardcover as: Historical dictionary of American theater. 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 570 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Reader's Note; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Authors.
Series Title: A to Z guides, 97.
Other Titles: Historical dictionary of American theater
Responsibility: James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré.

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The A to Z of American Theater: Modernism focuses on legitimate drama, both as influenced by European modernism and as impacted by the popular entertainment that also enlivened the era. This is accomplished through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced entries on plays; music; playwrights; great performers like Maude Adams, Otis Skinner, Julia Marlowe, and E.H. Sothern; producers like David Belasco, Daniel Frohman, and Florenz Ziegfeld; critics; architects; designers; and costumes.

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