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Theatre for Working-Class Audiences in the United States, 1830-1980

Theatre for Working-Class Audiences in the United States, 1830-1980( )
Editor: McConachie, Bruce A.
Author: Friedman, Daniel
Series title:Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies
ISBN:978-0-313-24629-6
Publication Date:Nov 1985
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Praeger
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $86.00
Book Description:

This collection of essays defines and explores American theatres that consciously appealed primarily to workers. The scope of the book extends from the 1830s to the 1980s. Different authors focus on how various plays related to the audience as a class, the historically dynamic interaction between spectators and actors, and why certain plays gained popularity. The collection encompasses essays concerning New York theatre in the 1830s and 1840s, Pittsburgh theatre in the 1870s,...
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Book Details
Pages:265
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.555 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds



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