The Resource Historical dictionary of American theater : beginnings, James Fisher

Historical dictionary of American theater : beginnings, James Fisher

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Historical dictionary of American theater : beginnings
Title
Historical dictionary of American theater
Title remainder
beginnings
Statement of responsibility
James Fisher
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Language
eng
Summary
"Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings covers the history of theater as well as the literature of America from 1538 to 1880. The years covered by this volume features the rise of the popular stage in America during the colonial era and the first century of the United States of America, with an emphasis on its practitioners, including such figures as Lewis Hallam, David Douglass, Mercy Otis Warren, Edwin Forrest, Charlotte Cushman, Joseph Jefferson, Ida Aldridge, Dion Boucicault, Edwin Booth, and many others. The Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings covers the history of early American Theatre through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on actors and actresses, directors, playwrights, producers, genres, notable plays and theatres. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the early American Theater"--The publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
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Fisher, James
Dewey number
792/.097303
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN 2266 .F57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Series statement
Historical dictionaries of literature and the arts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theater
  • American drama
  • American drama
  • Theater
  • United States
Label
Historical dictionary of American theater : beginnings, James Fisher
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xliv, 525 pages
Isbn
9780810878327
Lccn
2014043282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)895301685
  • (OCoLC)ocn895301685
Label
Historical dictionary of American theater : beginnings, James Fisher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xliv, 525 pages
Isbn
9780810878327
Lccn
2014043282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)895301685
  • (OCoLC)ocn895301685

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