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Author Reed, Peter P.
Title Rogue performances [electronic resource] : staging the underclasses in early American theatre culture / Peter P. Reed.
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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 Electronic Book  PS341 .R44 2009eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 249 p.) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Atlantic underclasses and early American theatre culture -- Gallows performance, excarceration, and The beggar's opera -- Algerians, renegades, and transnational rogues in Slaves in Algiers -- Treason and popular patriotism in The glory of Columbia -- Pantomime and blackface banditry in Three-finger'd Jack -- Class, patronage, and urban scenes in Tom and Jerry -- Slave revolt and classical blackness in The gladiator -- Epilogue: escape artists and spectatorial mobs.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject American drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Theater and society -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Theater and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Poor in literature.
Working class in literature.
Rogues and vagabonds in literature.
Related To Print version: Reed, Peter P. Rogue performances. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 0230607926 9780230607927 (DLC) 2008042333
ISBN 0230622712 (electronic bk.)
9780230622715 (electronic bk.)
0230607926 (alk. paper)
9780230607927 (alk. paper)