Shakespeare on the American Stage: From Booth and Barrett to Sothern and Marlowe

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Associated University Presses, 1976 - Performing Arts - 344 pages
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This set of essays, which surveys major developments in the winding down of nineteenth-century methods of Shakespeare staging, spans the decades from the 1880s to about 1920. The Epilogue describes the American celebration of the Tercentenary of Shakespeare's death.
 

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Contents

Classic Acting of Tragedy The Partnership of Booth and Barrett
32
Augustin Daly and the Shakespeare Comedies
54
The Feminization of Shakespeare
93
Foreign Visitors and the New Realism
142
End of the Tradition Part I Mansfield and Mantell
210
End of the Tradition Part II Sothern and Marlowe
244
The Shakespeare Tercentenary
291
Notes
310
Index
330
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