Playwrights of the new American theater, by Thomas H. Dickinson.


Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [1967] .

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Subjects American drama -- History and criticism.
American drama.
Théâtre américain.
Series Essay index reprint series.
Description vi, 331 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Reprint of the 1925 edition.
Summary Discusses Percy MacKaye, Eugene O'Neill, Josephine Preston Peabody, William Vaughn Moody, George Ade, George M. Cohan, Eugene Walter, Edward Sheldon, Charles Rann Kennedy, George Middleton, Rachel Crothers, Susan Glaspell, Zoe Akins, Langdon Mitchell, Jesse Lynch Williams, James Forbes, George Kelly, Philip Moeller, Lawrence Langner, Clare Kummer, Booth Tarkington, Stuart Walker, Edward Knoblock, and more.
Contents The playwright as pioneer: Percy MacKaye. -- The playwright unbound: Eugene O'Neill. -- Interpreters of the American scene: The roots of the American drama ; Playwright as poet: Josephine Preston Peabody, William Vaughn Moody. -- The "little man" as dramatic hero: George Ade, George M. Cohan. -- Eugene Walter, Edward Sheldon -- Charles Rann Kennedy, George Middleton, Rachel Crothers. -- The drama sections. -- Susan Glaspell and Zoë Akins. -- On our American comedy: Remarks on values in comedy ; Langdon Mitchell, Jesse Lynch Williams ; Modern domestic comedy: James Forbes, Kaufman and Connolly, George Kelly. Biographical comedy: Philip Moeller, Lawrence Langner, Clare Kummer, Booth Tarkington, Stuart Walker. "A weathercock and might twirling" -- The mystery of form: The short play ; Breaking into new forms: Edward Knoblock ; Playwriting and design ; Refreshing of theatrical resource ; The new substance breaks through.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)802629
(OCoLC)ocm00802629
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WorldCat Identities Dickinson, Thomas Herbert, 1877-
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