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The American playhouse in the eighteenth century

by Brooks McNamara

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Published in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theaters,
  • Teatrar,
  • Arkitektur,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination174 s. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26636394M
    ISBN 100196265819
    ISBN 109780196265810
    OCLC/WorldCa185893224

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The author draws together for the first time all the existing documentary and source material on the subject, much of it hitherto undiscovered, and traces the major patterns of expansion and change that characterized theater design in the eighteenth century—from the construction of the first playhouse at Williamsburg about until the end.

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Eighteenth-century English men and women ventured to the playhouse for a night of festive revelry and entertainment. Despite the raucousness (compared to our vision of a night at the theatre. Hitherto relegated to the closets of art history and literary studies, book illustration has entered mainstream scholarship The chapters of this collection offer only a glimpse of where a complete reconfiguration of the visual periphery of eighteenth century texts might ultimately take us The use of the gerund of the verb to reconfigure in the subtitle of this collectionHitherto relegated to.

Brooks Barry McNamara (–) was an American theater historian, professor, and editor of The Drama Review. Life. McNamara was born in Peoria, graduation from Knox College, he pursued a Master of Arts degree at the University of ing military service, McNamara earned his PhD in theater arts at Tulane University, where he became an academic colleague of Richard.

The American playhouse in the eighteenth century by Brooks McNamara and his work sheds new light on our understanding of American popular theatre. The book contains informative illustrations and will be of interest to historians of theatre, popular culture, and American social history."--Jacket.

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