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Contemporary American theatre

Contemporary American theatre

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Bruce King.
      ContributionsKing, Bruce Alvin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2266.5 .C66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 289 p. :
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1868347M
      ISBN 100312061412
      LC Control Number90026675

      Feb 27,  · In this book, author Faye E. Dudden provides new insights into the relations among gender, popular culture, and American society as she explores the various ways women were involved in the American theater—as actresses, managers, playwrights, and audiences—from the earliest years of the republic to the days just after the Civil War. Modern and contemporary plays, on the other hand, are categorized by the period during which they were written. Modern plays were written in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Contemporary plays were written in recent years, from midth century to the present.


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