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Theatre culture in America, 1825-1860

Author: Rosemarie K Bank
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Examines how Americans staged their cultures in the decades before the Civil War and advances the idea that cultures are performances which take place both inside and outside of playhouses.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemarie K Bank
ISBN: 9780521033039 0521033039 9780521563871 0521563879
OCLC Number: 838230147
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 259 - 280 und Index
Description: XII, 292 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue: universal spaces; 1. The return of Lafayette; 2. The opening of the Erie canal; Part I. Spaces of Representation: 3. The town; 4. The city; 5. The frontier; Part II. Liminal Spaces: 6. Work; 7. Class; Part III. Spaces of Legitimation: 8. Bodying forth; 9. Sensation scenes; 10. Displaced play; Epilogue: simultaneous spaces; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Rosemarie K. Bank

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"...Bank says things that are interesting and new....her treatment...is subtle and satisfyingly dense and...truly valuable." American Studies

 
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