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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

Label
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
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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Frick, John W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.T45
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
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  • American drama
  • 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 (p. 232-245) and index
Contents
Introduction: a complex casuality 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
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780521817783
Lccn
2003273370
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, John W. Frick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-245) and index
Contents
Introduction: a complex casuality 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
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780521817783
Lccn
2003273370
Other physical details
ill.

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