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The Cambridge history of American theatre. / Vol. 2, 1870-1945

Author: Don B Wilmeth; C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an authoritive and wide-ranging history of American theatre in all its dimensions - from theatre buildings to playwriting, directors and designers - during the period from the end of the Civil War to the end of WW2.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don B Wilmeth; C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 9780511467349 0511467346
OCLC Number: 457145399
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009).
Description: xviii, 568 pages : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Introduction / Christopher Bigsby and Don B. Wilmeth --
Timeline: Post-Civil War to 1945 / Don B. Wilmeth and Jonathan Curley --
The Hieroglyphic Stage: American Theatre and Society, Post-Civil War to 1945 / Thomas Postlewait --
A Changing Theatre: New York and Beyond / John Frick --
Plays and Playwrights / Tice L. Miller, Ronald Wainscott and Brenda Murphy --
Theatre Groups and Their Playwrights / Mark Fearnow --
Popular Entertainment / Brooks McNamara --
Musical Theatre / Thomas Riis --
Actors and Acting / Daniel J. Watermeier --
Scenography, Stagecraft, and Architecture / Mary C. Henderson --
Directors and Direction / Warren Kliewer.006m d.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: History of the American theatre
Responsibility: edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby.

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This is an authoritive and wide-ranging history of American theatre in all its dimensions - from theatre buildings to playwriting, directors and designers - during the period from the end of the Civil War to the end of WW2.

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