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Historical dictionary of American theater : modernism

Author: James Fisher; Felicia Hardison Londré
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.
Series: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts, no. 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fifty-year period from 1880 to 1929 is the richest era for theater in American history, certainly in the great number of plays produced and artists who contributed significantly, but also in the centrality of theater in the lives of Americans. As the impact of European modernism began to gradually seep into American theater during the 1880s and quite importantly in the 1890s, more traditional forms of theater  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
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Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fisher, James, 1950-
Historical dictionary of American theater.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008
(OCoLC)654233833
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Fisher; Felicia Hardison Londré
ISBN: 9780810855335 081085533X
OCLC Number: 145396653
Notes: "1880 to 1930"--Introduction.
Description: xli, 570 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Reader's Note Part 4 List of Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 5 Chronology Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Bibliography Part 9 About the Authors
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts, no. 23.
Responsibility: James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré.
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Historical Dictionary of the American Theater: Modernism by Felicia Hardison Londre and James Fisher covers the theatrical practice and practitioners as well as the dramatic literature of the United  Read more...

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