Contrast

Contrast

by Royall Tyler
     
 

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The Contrast by Royall Tyler was the first play professionally performed in the United States. The play is a very humorous satire aimed at the evils and follies of the time. Royall uses this dramatic form to satirize Americans who follow British fashions and indulge in 'British vices'. Royall Tyler was born in 1758 into one of the riches families in Boston. He

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The Contrast by Royall Tyler was the first play professionally performed in the United States. The play is a very humorous satire aimed at the evils and follies of the time. Royall uses this dramatic form to satirize Americans who follow British fashions and indulge in 'British vices'. Royall Tyler was born in 1758 into one of the riches families in Boston. He graduated from Harvard and fought in the Revolutionary War. Before The Contrast the theater was looked down upon in the United States. This play made a tremendous shift in the opinions of Americans towards the theater.

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ISBN-13:
9781412177122
Publisher:
eBooksLib
Publication date:
04/21/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
114 KB

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