American Melodrama

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Performing Arts Journal Publications, 1983 - 247 páginas
These plays show a fascinating side of the American melodramatic imagination as it was nurtured in the social world of the nineteenth century, and later grew to be a dominant genre in the theatre, film, and television of today. Includes: The Poor of New York by Dion Boucicault, Uncle Tom's Cabin by George Aiken/Harriet Beecher Stowe, Under the Gaslight by Augustin Daly, The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco.

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The Americanization of Melodrama
7
Uncle Toms Cabin
75
The Girl of the Golden West
183
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Lucille Lortel Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York; Executive Director, Martin E. Segal Theatre Center; editor, Slavic and East European Performance; editor, Routledge Harwood Polish and East European Theatre Archive; author of Witkacy, Guillotine: Its Legend and Lore, Theatre/Theory/Theatre, and translations of Polish and Russian drama.

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