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Books Books 1 - 3 of 3 on I wish to say also that this play is didactic rather than anything else. It is intended....
" I wish to say also that this play is didactic rather than anything else. It is intended rather for instruction than amusement. The Chinaman is getting to be a pretty frequent figure in the United States, and is going to be a great political problem, and... "
The Life of Augustin Daly - Page 235
by Joseph Francis Daly - 1917 - 672 pages
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Discrepant Engagement: Dissonance, Cross-Culturality and Experimental Writing

Nathaniel Mackey - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 313 pages
...on a poem of Harte's about the "heathen chinee." On opening night Twain explained to the audience: "The Chinaman is getting to be a pretty frequent figure...it well for you to see him on the stage before you had to deal with the problem." Toll goes on to remark that Twain's is a clear and accurate statement...
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Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy

Annemarie Bean, James V. Hatch, Brooks McNamara - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 310 pages
...the "heathen chinee." On opening night in New York, Twain explained their purpose to the audience. "The Chinaman is getting to be a pretty frequent figure in the United States," Twain observed, "and is going to be a great political problem and we thought it well for you to see...
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The Jazz Cadence of American Culture

Robert G. O'Meally - Music - 1998 - 665 pages
...on a poem of Harte's about the "heathen chinee." On opening night Twain explained to the audience: "The Chinaman is getting to be a pretty frequent figure...it well for you to see him on the stage before you had to deal with the problem." Toll goes on to remark that Twain's is a clear and accurate statement...
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