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American playwrights, 1880-1945 : a research and production sourcebook

Author: William W Demastes
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains alphabetically arranged entries for 40 American playwrights active between 1880 and 1945. Included are the major figures, as well as women and minority playwrights. Each entry  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Biobibliographie
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Demastes
ISBN: 0313286388 9780313286384
OCLC Number: 30318379
Description: xii, 494 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Zoë Akins (1886-1958) --
Maxwell Anderson (1888-1959) --
Philip Barry (1896-1949) --
S.N. Behrman (1893-1973) --
David Belasco (1853-1931) --
Rachel Crothers (1878-1958) --
Clyde Fitch (1865-1909) --
Zona Gale (1874-1938) --
William Hooker Gillette (1853-1937) --
Susan Keating Glaspell (1876-1948) --
Paul Green (1894-1981) --
Lillian Hellman (1906-1984) --
James A. Herne (1839-1901) --
Abram Hill (1910-1986) --
Bronson Crocker Howard (1842-1908) --
Sidney Howard (1891-1939) --
William Dean Howells (1837-1920) --
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) --
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) --
Henry James (1843-1916) --
Georgia Douglas Johnson (1880-1966) --
George S. Kaufman (1889-1961) --
George Kelly (1887-1974) --
Sidney Kingsley (1906- ) --
John Howard Lawson (1894-1977) --
Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987) --
Percy Wallace MacKaye (1875-1956) --
Langdon Mitchell (1862-1935) --
William Vaughn Moody (1869-1910) --
Clifford Odets (1906-1963) --
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (1888-1953) --
Elmer Rice (1892-1967) --
William Saroyan (1908-1981) --
Irwin Shaw (1913-1984) --
Edward Sheldon (1886-1946) --
Robert E. Sherwood (1896-1955) --
Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) --
Augustus Thomas (1857-1934) --
Sophie Treadwell (1885-1970) --
Thornton Wilder (1897-1975).
Responsibility: edited by William W. Demastes.

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"Jerry Dickey's research and production sourcebook completes the recent surge of Treadwell criticism and provides a solid basis for all future work on the Treadwell oeuvre. ...This is the most Read more...

 
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