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Author Wattenberg, Richard, 1949-
Title Early-twentieth-century frontier dramas on Broadway [electronic resource] : situating the western experience in performing arts / Richard Wattenberg.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

 Electronic Book  PN2277.N5 W38 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource ( 267 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theater and performance history
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-258) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The axes of analysis: frontier western discourse and theatre practice -- The frontier western discourse at the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century -- The turn-of-the-century American theatre context -- Pt. 2. The plays -- Discipline and spontaneity: Clyde Fitch's The cowboy and the lady and Augustus Thomas's Arizona -- Drama from novels: John Ermine of the Yellowstone and The Virginian -- Variations on the frontier myth: Edward Milton Royle's The squaw man and David Belasco's The girl of the golden west -- From melodrama to realism: William Vaughn Moody's The Great Divide and Rachel Crothers's The three of us -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Myth in literature.
Related To Print version: Wattenberg, Richard,. Early-twentieth-century frontier dramas on Broadway. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Wattenberg, Richard, 1949- Early-twentieth-century frontier dramas on Broadway. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780230111448 (DLC) 2010040327
ISBN 9780230111448
9780230119147 (electronic bk.)
023011914X (electronic bk.)