The Resource Early American drama, edited with an introduction and notes by Jeffrey H. Richards

Early American drama, edited with an introduction and notes by Jeffrey H. Richards

Label
Early American drama
Title
Early American drama
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction and notes by Jeffrey H. Richards
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This unique volume includes The Gladiator and seven other early dramas that mirror American literary, social, and cultural history: Royall Tyler's The Contrast (1787), a Sheridian satire about fashion-conscious New Yorkers; William Dunlap's Andre (1798); James Nelson Barker's telling of the Pocahontas story, the Indian Princess (1808); William Henry Smith's The Drunkard (1844); Anna Cora Mowatt's Fashion (1845), the most successful nineteenth-century play by a female American playwright; George L. Aiken's 1852 dramatization of Uncle Tom's Cabin; and The Octoroon (1859), Dion Boucicault's tragedy concerning a young woman doomed by her racial heritage
Member of
Action
committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
812/.208
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS631
LC item number
.E27 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Richards, Jeffrey H
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • American drama
  • United States
Label
Early American drama, edited with an introduction and notes by Jeffrey H. Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-512)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The contrast / by Royall Tyler -- Andŕe / by William Dunlap -- The Indian princess / by James Nelson Barker -- The gladiator / by Robert Montgomery Bird -- The drunkard / by William Henry Smith -- Fashion / by Anna Cora Mowatt -- Uncle Tom's cabin / by George L. Aiken -- The octoroon / by Dion Boucicault
Control code
ocm35919369
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliv, 512 pages
Isbn
9780140435887
Lccn
96049410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35919369
Label
Early American drama, edited with an introduction and notes by Jeffrey H. Richards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 495-512)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The contrast / by Royall Tyler -- Andŕe / by William Dunlap -- The Indian princess / by James Nelson Barker -- The gladiator / by Robert Montgomery Bird -- The drunkard / by William Henry Smith -- Fashion / by Anna Cora Mowatt -- Uncle Tom's cabin / by George L. Aiken -- The octoroon / by Dion Boucicault
Control code
ocm35919369
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliv, 512 pages
Isbn
9780140435887
Lccn
96049410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35919369

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