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The Resource The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1, Beginnings to 1870, edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby, (electronic resource)

The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1, Beginnings to 1870, edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby, (electronic resource)

Label
The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1, Beginnings to 1870
Title
The Cambridge History of American Theatre
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
Beginnings to 1870
Statement of responsibility
edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Cambridge History of American Theatre is an authoritative and wide-ranging history of American theatre in all its dimensions, from theatre building to play writing, directors, performers, and designers. Engaging the theatre as a performance art, a cultural institution, and a fact of American social and political life, the History recognizes changing styles of presentation and performance and addresses the economic context that conditions the drama presented. The History approaches its subject with a full awareness of relevant developments in literary criticism, cultural analysis, and performance theory. At the same time, it is designed to be an accessible, challenging narrative. Volume One deals with the colonial inceptions of American theatre through the post-Civil War period: the European antecedents, the New World influences of the French and Spanish colonists, and the development of uniquely American traditions in tandem with the emergence of national identity--
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Provided by Publisher
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilmeth, Don B.
  • Bigsby, C. W. E
Series statement
  • Cambridge History of American Theatre
  • Cambridge Histories online
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Theater
Label
The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1, Beginnings to 1870, edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521472043
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
American theatre in context, from the beginnings to 1870 by Bruce McConachie -- Structure and management in the American theatre from the beginning to 1870 by Douglas McDermott -- Plays and playwrights -- The Actors -- Scenography, stagecraft, and architecture in the American theatre: beginnings to 1870 by Mary C. Henderson -- Paratheatricals and popular stage entertainment by Peter G. Buckley
Control code
CR9781139054720
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (544 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781139054720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828740405
Label
The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume 1, Beginnings to 1870, edited by Don B. Wilmeth, Christopher Bigsby, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521472043
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
American theatre in context, from the beginnings to 1870 by Bruce McConachie -- Structure and management in the American theatre from the beginning to 1870 by Douglas McDermott -- Plays and playwrights -- The Actors -- Scenography, stagecraft, and architecture in the American theatre: beginnings to 1870 by Mary C. Henderson -- Paratheatricals and popular stage entertainment by Peter G. Buckley
Control code
CR9781139054720
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (544 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781139054720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828740405

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