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Best Plays of the Early American Theater

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Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787-1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.

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Sixteen works from American theater, 1787-1911: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); The Great Divide (1906); more. Background essay.

Synopsis:

Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787-1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.

Synopsis:

Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787–1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xlvii-xlviii).

Table of Contents

Preface: 1714-1916
Introduction: Before O'Neill
The Plays and Their Authors
A Selective Bibliography
1. The Contrast (1787) by Royall Tyler
2. Superstition (1824) by James N. Barker
3. Charles the Second (1824) by John Howard Payne and Washington Irving
4. Fashion (1845) by Anna Cora Mowatt
5. Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by George L. Aiken
6. The Octoroon (1859) by Dion Boucicault
7. The Count of Monte Cristo (1883) by Charles Fechter
8. The Mouse-Trap (1889) by William Dean Howells
9. Secret Service (1896) by William Gillette
10. The Great Divide (1906) by William Vaughn Moody
11. The New York Idea (1906) by Langdon Mitchell
12. The Truth (1907) by Clyde Fitch
13. The Witching Hour (1907) by Augustus Thomas
14. Salvation Nell (1908) by Edward Sheldon
15. The Easiest Way (1909) by Eugene Walter
16. The Scarecrow (1911) Percy MacKaye

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486410982
Editor:
Gassner, John
Other:
Gassner, Mollie
Editor:
Gassner, John
Author:
Gassner, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American drama
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Subject:
Theater - Playwriting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 2 pd

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Sixteen works from American theater, 1787-1911: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); The Great Divide (1906); more. Background essay.

"Synopsis" by , Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787-1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.
"Synopsis" by ,
Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787–1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.
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