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Title Interrogating America through theatre and performance [electronic resource] / edited by William W. Demastes and Iris Smith Fischer.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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 Electronic Book  PN2266 .I58 2007eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource ( x, 301 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : America defined and refined / William W. Demastes -- The savage other : "Indianizing" and performance in nineteenth-century American culture / Rosemarie K. Bank -- Defining faith : theatrical reactions to pro-slavery Christianity in antebellum America / Amy E. Hughes -- Negotiating a new identity : Irish Americans and the variety theatre in the 1860s / Susan Kattwinkel -- Drama and cultural pluralism in the America of Susan Glaspell's Inheritors / Noelia Hernando-Real -- Beneath the horizon : pipe dreams, identity, and capital in Eugene O'Neill's first Broadway play / Jeffrey Eric Jenkins -- Vernacularizing Brecht : the political theatre of the New Deal / Ilka Saal -- Let freedom ring : Mordecai Gorelik's politicized stage designs / Anne Fletcher -- Choreographing America : redefining American ballet in the age of consensus / Andrea Harris -- Arthur Miller : in memoriam / Christopher Bigsby -- Menageries, melting pots, movies : Tennessee on America / Janet V. Haedicke -- Facts on trial : documentary theatre and Zoot suit / Jacqueline O'Connor -- "The ground on which I stand is I, too, am America" : African American cycle dramatists, dramas, and the voice of inclusion / Ladrica Menson-Furr -- My Uncle Sam in consumer society : Len Jenkin and the death of Death of a salesman / Steve Feffer -- From paradise to parasite : information theory, noise, and disequilibrium in John Guare's Six degrees of separation / Mike Vanden Heuvel -- Not "very Steven Spielberg"? Angels in America on film / Deborah R. Geis -- Reflections in a pool : Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses and post-9/11 New York City / Andrea Nouryeh -- An American echo : Suzan-Lori Parks's The America play and James Scruggs's Disposable man / Robert Vorlicky.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Related Names Demastes, William W.
Fischer, Iris Smith.
Related To Print version: Interrogating America through theatre and performance. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Interrogating America through theatre and performance. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007 9781403974747 (DLC) 2006044805
ISBN 9780230100787 (electronic bk.)
0230100783 (electronic bk.)