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Author Miller, Tice L.
Title Entertaining the nation : American drama in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Tice L. Miller.
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2007.

Author Miller, Tice L.
Series Theater in the Americas
Theater in the Americas.
Subject American drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
American drama -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
United States -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 229 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index.
Contents British drama and the colonial American stage -- American drama of the new republic -- Drama in the age of Jackson -- The age of melodrama -- Realism and American drama.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Summary In this survey of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American drama, Tice L. Miller examines American plays written before a canon was established in American dramatic literature and provides analyses central to the culture that produced them. Entertaining the Nation: American Drama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries evaluates plays in the early years of the republic, reveals shifts in taste from the classical to the contemporary in the 1840s and 1850s, and considers the increasing influence of realism at the end of the nineteenth century. Miller explores the r.
Note English.
ISBN 9781435663503 (electronic bk.)
1435663500 (electronic bk.)
9780809327782 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0809327783 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 246676436
Additional Format Print version: Miller, Tice L. Entertaining the nation. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2007 9780809327782 0809327783 (DLC) 2007003970 (OCoLC)81252741

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