The Resource The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America, Nigel Cliff

The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America, Nigel Cliff

Label
The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America
Title
The Shakespeare riots
Title remainder
revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Cliff
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A social and cultural history of New York's 1849 Astor Place Riots describes how a feud between two Shakespearean actors of the era led to a violent public disturbance that resulted in the deaths of more than thirty people
Awards note
Book-of-the-Day.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cliff, Nigel
Dewey number
792.09747/109034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2277.N5
LC item number
C58 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forrest, Edwin
  • Macready, William Charles
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Astor Place Riot, New York, N.Y., 1849
  • Theater
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Schauspieler
  • Theater
  • New York
Label
The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America, Nigel Cliff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Shakespearean ark -- The western star -- Rogues and vagabonds -- Boxing Mac and Hot Cross Bunn -- An American in London -- Cross currents -- The paper war -- The man in the box -- Of men and sheep -- A night at the opera, and another in hell -- America rules England tonight! -- Exit, pursued by a B'hoy
Control code
ocm70718718
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780345486943
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006049139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70718718
Label
The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America, Nigel Cliff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Shakespearean ark -- The western star -- Rogues and vagabonds -- Boxing Mac and Hot Cross Bunn -- An American in London -- Cross currents -- The paper war -- The man in the box -- Of men and sheep -- A night at the opera, and another in hell -- America rules England tonight! -- Exit, pursued by a B'hoy
Control code
ocm70718718
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780345486943
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006049139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70718718

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