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American Melodrama

American Melodrama - 83 edition

American Melodrama - 83 edition

ISBN13: 9780933826212

ISBN10: 0933826214

American Melodrama by Daniel Gerould - ISBN 9780933826212
Edition: 83
Copyright: 1983
Publisher: Performing Arts Journal Publications
Published: 1983
International: No
American Melodrama by Daniel Gerould - ISBN 9780933826212

ISBN13: 9780933826212

ISBN10: 0933826214

Edition: 83

Summary

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.

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