A 2005 study into American identity as revealed in the plays of post-revolutionary America.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama Series, #22
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. American identities and the transatlantic stage; Part I. Staging Revolution at the Margins of Celebration: 2. Revolution and unnatural identity in Crevecoeur's 'Landscapes'; 3. British author, American text: The Poor Soldier in the New Republic; 4. American author, British source: writing revolution in Murray's Traveller Returned; 5. Patriotic interrogations: committees of safety in early American drama; 6. Dunlap's Queer Andre: versions of revolution and manhood; Part II. Coloring Identities: Race, Religion, and the Exotic: 7. Susannah Rowson and the dramatized Muslim; 8. James Nelson Barker and the stage American native; 9. American stage Irish in the Early Republic; 10. Black theater, white theater, and the stage African; Part III. Theatre, Culture, and Reflected Identity: 11. Tales of the Philadelphia theatre: Ormond, National performance, and supranational identity; 12. A British or an American Tar? Play, player, and spectator in Norfolk, 1797–1800; 13. After The Contrast: Tyler, civic virtue, and the Boston stage.
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