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The history of southern drama

Author: Charles S Watson
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes one chapter on early Charleston drama and one chapter on DuBose Heyward.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, Charles S., 1931-
History of southern drama.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1997
(OCoLC)605195624
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Watson
ISBN: 0813120306 9780813120300
OCLC Number: 36865673
Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nationalism and native culture in Virginia --
Prolific playwriting in Charleston --
The dramatist as humorist in New Orleans --
Drama goes to war --
The modern drama of Espy Williams --
The leadership of Paul Green --
DuBose Heyward's transmutation of black culture --
The Southern Marxism of Lillian Hellman --
Black drama : politics or culture --
Randolph Edmonds and civil rights --
The cultural imagination of Tennessee Williams --
Past and present cultures in recent drama.
Responsibility: Charles S. Watson.

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A comprehensive history of southern drama from the colonial period to the present that delineates the rich heritage of dramatic writing in the South. Author Charles Watson explores the field from its  Read more...

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