Playwrights on playmaking : and other studies of the stage by Brander Matthews

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Author Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
LoC No. 23013499
Title Playwrights on playmaking : and other studies of the stage
Original Publication New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923.
Contents Playwrights on playmaking -- Undramatic criticism -- Old plays and new playgoers -- Tragedies with happy endings -- On the advantage of having a pattern -- Did Shakespere write plays to fit his actors? -- Strange Shaksperian performances -- Thackeray and the theater -- Mark Twain and the theater -- Henry James and the theater -- Stage humor -- The "old comedies" -- The organization of the theater -- Memories of actors.
Credits Charlene Taylor, John Campbell and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Theater
Subject Drama -- History and criticism
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EBook-No. 72661
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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