American Melodrama

American Melodrama

Paperback
Pub. price: $16.95

ISBN10: 0933826214 ISBN13: 9780933826212 Publisher: Paj Pubn Published: Jan 1 1982 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

These plays show a fascinating side of the American melodramatic imagination as it was nurtured in the social world of the nineteenth century, and later grew to be a dominant genre in the theatre, film, and television of today. Includes: The Poor of New York by Dion Boucicault, Uncle Tom's Cabin by George Aiken/Harriet Beecher Stowe, Under the Gaslight by Augustin Daly, The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco.

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