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Philadelphia theatre in the eighteenth century

Thomas Clark Pollock

Philadelphia theatre in the eighteenth century

together with the Day book of the same period.

by Thomas Clark Pollock

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
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  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 67.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2277.P5 P6 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 445 p.
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5679034M
      LC Control Number69010147

      Nineteenth-century theatre describes a wide range of movements in the theatrical culture of Europe and the United States in the 19th century. In the West, they include Romanticism, melodrama, the well-made plays of Scribe and Sardou, the farces of Feydeau, the problem plays of Naturalism and Realism, Wagner's operatic Gesamtkunstwerk, Gilbert and Sullivan's plays . Christopher M. S. Johns (born Ap ) is an American art historian, and the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art at Vanderbilt University, who specializes in eighteenth-century Italian art, decorative art, material culture, and architecture. He is the leading scholar on early modern Italian art and culture, especially the relationship between art, politics, .

        Part of the spirit of Philadelphia is all the history that lies within its streets. Fever tells an important piece of that historical story, . Philadelphia Theater is part of the Theatreland Ltd Collection. Established in , Theatreland offers the largest individual collection of websites providing complete, impartial guides to all the theatrical, musical and performance arts events and venues in the world's greatest theatre cities, from New York's Broadway to London's West End and.

      Haunted City explores the history of racial impersonation in Philadelphia from the late eighteenth century through the present day. The book focuses on select historical moments, such as the advent of the minstrel show and the ban on blackface makeup in the Philadelphia Mummers Parade, when local performances of racial impersonation inflected regional, national, . About The Eighteenth Century. The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation fosters theoretical and interpretive research on all aspects of Western culture from to The editors take special interest in essays that apply innovative contemporary methodologies to the study of eighteenth-century literature, history, science, fine arts, and popular culture.


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Issued also as thesis (Ph. D.) University of Pennsylvania. This is the third volume in the history of the Philadelphia theatre of which the first was "The Philadelphia theatre in the eighteenth century," by T.

Pollock, the second "Old Drury of Philadelphia," by R. James. : Parades and power: street theatre in nineteenth-century Philadelphia Street Theatre in Nineteenth-century Philadelphia Susan G.

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