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Early American Drama
By Jeffrey H. Richards

Early American Drama

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Early American Drama by Jeffrey H. Richards

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This unique volume includes The Gladiator and seven other early dramas that mirror American literary, social, and cultural history: Royall Tyler's The Contrast (1787), a Sheridian satire about fashion-conscious New Yorkers; William Dunlap's Andre (1798); James Nelson Barker's telling of the Pocahontas story, the Indian Princess (1808); William Henry Smith's The Drunkard (1844); Anna Cora Mowatt's Fashion (1845), the most successful nineteenth-century play by a female American playwright; George L. Aiken's 1852 dramatization of Uncle Tom's Cabin; and The Octoroon (1859), Dion Boucicault's tragedy concerning a young woman doomed by her racial heritage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140435887
ISBN-10: 0140435883
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 23mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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