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American drama criticism

Helen H. Palmer

American drama criticism

interpretatiions, 1890-1965 inclusive, of American drama since the first play produced in America

by Helen H. Palmer

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Published by Shoe String Press Inc in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Helen H Palmer and Jane A Dyson.
ContributionsDyson, Jane Anne.
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Open LibraryOL19943391M

Modern American Drama’ is a title used to define some of America’s most influential dramatic work throughout the 20 th Century. The sweeping economical, political, social and cultural changes that occurred in America began this era of writing and influenced authors such as Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee and Eugene O’Neill, to write some of the most influential plays that. After the War of , there was an increasing desire to produce a uniquely American literature and culture, and a number of literary figures emerged, among them Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, and James Fenimore wrote humorous works in Salmagundi and the satire A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker (). Bryant wrote early romantic and nature-inspired.

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Modern American drama, † / C. W. E. Bigsby. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 1 (hardback) – isbn 2 (paperback) 1. American drama – 20th century – History and criticism. I. Title. psb54 ′ † dc21 isbn 1 hardback isbn 2 paperback. Biography of George Jean Nathan. George Jean Nathan () was the leading American drama critic of his time. Active from to , he published thirty-four books on the theatre, co-edited The Smart Set and The American Mercury with H. L. Mencken, and zealously practiced "destructive" theatre criticism. Nathan wrote during the most important period of our theatre's history and set.


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