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Wattenberg, Richard

Early-Twentieth-Century Frontier Dramas on Broadway

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Richard Wattenberg

Part I. The Axes of Analysis: Frontier Western Discourse and Theater Practice

2. Frontier Western Discourse at the Turn of the Nineteenth to the Twentieth Century
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3. The Turn-of-the-Century American Theater Context
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Part II. The Plays

4. Discipline and Spontaneity: Clyde Fitch’s The Cowboy and the Lady and Augustus Thomas’s Arizona

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5. Drama from Novels: John Ermine of the Yellowstone and The Virginian

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6. Variations on the Frontier Myth: Edwin Milton Royle’s The Squaw Man and David Belasco’s The Girl of the Golden West

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7. From Melodrama to Realism: William Vaughn Moody’s The Great Divide and Rachel Crothers’s The Three of Us
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8. Conclusion
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Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Theatre History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Performing Arts

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
278 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230119147
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29376-6

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