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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, F.S. Crofts & Co., 1936.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The text of the two volume edition of 1927, with an added chapter (The new decade, 1927-1936). The bibliography and play list have been completely revised and reset. cf. Foreword to the revised edition.
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Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960.
History of the American drama from the Civil war to the present day.
New York, F.S. Crofts & Co., 1936
(OCoLC)574282147
Named Person: Charles Hale Hoyt; Augustus Thomas; Percy MacKaye; Edward Sheldon; Edward Harrigan; Jesse Lynch Williams; William Dean Howells; Augustin Daly; Bronson Howard; William Vaughn Moody; William Gillette; Rachel Crothers; Langdon Elwyn Mitchell; Eugene O'Neill; Clyde Fitch; David Belasco; James A Herne; David Belasco; Rachel Crothers; Augustin Daly; Clyde Fitch; William Gillette; Edward Harrigan; James A Herne; Bronson Howard; William Dean Howells; Charles H Hoyt; Percy MacKaye; Langdon Elwyn Mitchell; William Vaughn Moody; Eugene O'Neill; Edward Sheldon; Augustus Thomas; Jesse Lynch Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hobson Quinn
OCLC Number: 270248
Notes: The text of the two volume edition of 1927, with an added chapter (The new decade, 1927-1936) The bibliography and play list have been completely revised and reset. cf. Foreword to the revised edition.
Description: xxv, 296 pages, 1 leaf, 432 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles (1 double) 23 cm
Contents: 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 --
William Vaughn 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.
Responsibility: by Arthur Hobson Quinn ...

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The text of the two volume edition of 1927, with an added chapter (The new decade, 1927-1936). The bibliography and play list have been completely revised and reset. cf. Foreword to the revised edition.

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