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.
ContentsThe 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.
|Series||American drama library.|
American drama -- 19th century.
|Publisher|| New York :Performing Arts Journal Publications,1983
|Other Titles|| Poor of New York.
Uncle Tom's cabin.
Under the gaslight.
Girl of the golden West.
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.
247 pages ; 23 cm.