American melodrama

Format: Print Book 1983
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS627.M44 A45 1983x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  PS627.M44 A45 1983x
These plays show a fascinating side of the American melodramatic imagination as it was nurtured in the social world of the nineteenth century, and later grew to be a dominant genre in the theatre, film, and television of today. Includes: The Poor of New York by Dion Boucicault,Uncle Tom's Cabin by George Aiken/Harriet Beecher Stowe, Under the Gaslight by Augustin Daly, The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco.
The poor of New York / Dion Boucicault
Uncle Tom's cabin / George Aiken, Harriet Beecher Stowe
Under the gaslight / Augustin Daly
The girl of the golden West / David Belasco.

Additional Information
Series American drama library.
Subjects Melodrama.
American drama -- 19th century.
Publisher New York :Performing Arts Journal Publications,1983
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles Poor of New York.
Uncle Tom's cabin.
Under the gaslight.
Girl of the golden West.
Contributors Gerould, Daniel C. (Daniel Charles), 1928-2012.
Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890. Poor of New York.
Aiken, George L., 1830-1876. Uncle Tom's cabin.
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899. Under the gaslight.
Belasco, David, 1853-1931. Girl of the golden West.
Language English
Description 247 pages ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9780933826212 (pbk.)
0933826214 (pbk.)
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