American Melodrama / Edition 1

American Melodrama / Edition 1

by Daniel Gerould
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Theatre Communications Group
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American Melodrama / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780933826212
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 07/01/2001
Pages: 254
Sales rank: 1,094,620
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The Poor of New York
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Under a Gaslight
The Girl of the Golden West

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