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The Resource Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, John W. Frick

Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, John W. Frick

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Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America
Title
Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
John W. Frick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century theatre, using examples from mainstream productions and amateur theatricals
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frick, John W
Dewey number
792.097309034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2245
LC item number
.F75 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama
Series volume
17
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • Theater
  • Temperance in literature
  • Temperance
  • Theater and society
Label
Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, John W. Frick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a complex causality of neglect -- "He drank from the poisoned cup": temperance reform in nineteenth-century America -- "Nine-tenths of all kindness": literature, the theatre and the spirit of reform -- "Every odium within one word": early American temperance drama and British prototypes -- Reform comes to Broadway: temperance on America's mainstream stages -- "In the halls": temperance entertainments following the Civil War -- Epilogue: "theatrical 'dry rot'"; or what price the Anti-Saloon League? -- Notes -- Appendix: nineteenth-century temperance plays
Control code
52286637
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780521817783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, John W. Frick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-245) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a complex causality of neglect -- "He drank from the poisoned cup": temperance reform in nineteenth-century America -- "Nine-tenths of all kindness": literature, the theatre and the spirit of reform -- "Every odium within one word": early American temperance drama and British prototypes -- Reform comes to Broadway: temperance on America's mainstream stages -- "In the halls": temperance entertainments following the Civil War -- Epilogue: "theatrical 'dry rot'"; or what price the Anti-Saloon League? -- Notes -- Appendix: nineteenth-century temperance plays
Control code
52286637
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 256 pages
Isbn
9780521817783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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