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The range of topics dealt with was initially limited, and the portrayal of minorities and women tended to be negative and condescending, but it was an extremely exciting period in American theater. Historical Dictionary of American ...

Author: James Fisher

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538107867

Category: Performing Arts

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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism covers the history of modernist American Theatre through a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 2,000 cross-referenced entries on actors and actresses, directors, playwrights, producers, genres, and notable plays.
2017-11-22 By James Fisher

This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, directors, playwrights, plays, theater producing organizations, themes, locations, and theater movements ...

Author: Anthony D. Hill

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810862760

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 624

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The Historical Dictionary of African American Theater celebrates nearly 200 years of black theater in the United States, identifying representative African American theater-producing organizations and chronicling their contributions to the field from its birth in 1816 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, directors, playwrights, plays, theater producing organizations, themes, locations, and theater movements and awards.
2008-12-04 By Anthony D. Hill

The plan of this book follows the general format established for Rowman & Littlefield's series Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts—in particular, those of the Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism and the ...

Author: James Fisher

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538123027

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1240

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Historical Dictionary of the Contemporary American Theater, Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 1.000 cross-referenced entries on plays, playwrights, directors, designers, actors, critics, producers, theaters, and terminology.
2021-07-15 By James Fisher

With a great sense of purpose and pleasure, I took on the task of developing a second edition of the Historical Dictionary of African American Theater. The book reflects the rich history and representation of the black aesthetic, ...

Author: Anthony D. Hill

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538117293

Category: Performing Arts

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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African American Theater, Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on actors, playwrights, plays, musicals, theatres, -directors, and designers.
2018-11-09 By Anthony D. Hill

Author: James Fisher

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ISBN: OCLC:1077747287

Category: American drama

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2015 By James Fisher

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism covers the history of modernist American Theatre through a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography.

Author: James Fisher

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1538107856

Category: American drama

Page: 808

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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism covers the history of modernist American Theatre through a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 2,000 cross-referenced entries on actors and actresses, directors, playwrights, producers, genres, and notable plays.
2017 By James Fisher

This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of American theater.

Author: James Fisher

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ISBN: 0810855321

Category: American drama

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From legends like Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and Arthur Miller to successful present-day playwrights like Neil LaBute, Tony Kushner, and David Mamet, some of the most important names in the history of theater are from the past 80 years. Contemporary American theater has produced some of the most memorable, beloved, and important plays in history, including Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, Barefoot in the Park, Our Town, The Crucible, A Raisin in the Sun, and The Odd Couple. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater presents the plays and personages, movements and institutions, and cultural developments of the American stage from 1930 to 2010, a period of vast and almost continuous change. It covers the ever-changing history of the American theater with emphasis on major movements, persons, plays, and events. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 1,500 cross-referenced dictionary entries. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of American theater.
2011 By James Fisher

Author: James Fisher

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ISBN: OCLC:839101384

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2011 By James Fisher

Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography.

Author: Wenying Xu

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538157329

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Page: 512

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"Historical Dictionary of Asian American Literature and Theater, Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 700 cross-referenced entries on genres, major terms, and authors"--
2022 By Wenying Xu

HISTORICAL DICTIONARIES OF LITERATURE AND THE ARTS Jon Woronoff, Series Editor American Radio Soap Operas, by Jim Cox, 2005. Fantasy Literature, by Brian Stableford, 2005. Australian and New Zealand Cinema, by Albert Moran and Errol ...

Author: Laurence Senelick

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442249271

Category: Performing Arts

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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Russian Theatre covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on individual actors, directors, designers, entrepreneurs, plays, playhouses and institutions, Censorship, Children’s Theater, Émigré Theater, and Shakespeare in Russia. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Russian Theatre.
2015-08-13 By Laurence Senelick