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A history of the American drama from the Civil War to the present day.

Author: Arthur Hobson Quinn
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hobson Quinn
OCLC Number: 21240149
Description: 2 volumes in 1. illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Volume One --
Augustin Daly, constructive artist of the theatre --
Bronson Howard and the establishment of professional playwriting --
William Dean Howells and the approach to realism --
Harrigan, Hoyt, and the comedy of types --
The drama of the frontier --
James A. Herne and the realism of character --
David Belasco and his associates --
The Indian summer of romance --
William Gillette and the realism of action --
Augustus Thomas and the picture of American life --
Clyde Fitch and the development of social comedy --
Volume Two --
William Vaughan Moody and the drama of revolt --
Percy MacKaye and the drama as spectacle --
Rachel Crothers and the feminine criticism of life --
Mitchell Williams and the later social comedy --
Edward Sheldon, playwright of passion and aspiration --
The height of melodrama --
Comedy types again --
The romance of the twentieth century --
Changing conditions of the theatre --
Eugene O'Neill, poet and mystic --
The new realism of character --
The drama of the provinces --
The new decade, 1927-1936 --
A list of American plays, 1860-1936.

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