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Author Shaffer, Jason.
Title Performing patriotism : national identity in the colonial and revolutionary American theater / Jason Shaffer.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2007]
©2007

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN2237 .S53 2007    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN2237 .S53 2007    AVAILABLE  
Author Shaffer, Jason.
Series Early American studies
Early American studies. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n95098514
Subject Theater -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
American drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Theater and society -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Nationalism and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Patriotism in literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Literature and the revolution.
Description 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-218) and index.
Contents Theater, nation, and state in early America -- Cato and company : a genealogy of performance -- Free-born poeples : the politics of professional theater in early America -- A school for patriots : colonial college theater -- Bellicose letters : propaganda plays of the Revolution -- Epilogue : Post-revolutionary patriotism and the American theater.
ISBN 9780812240245 (hbk.)
0812240243 (hbk.)
OCLC # 154800575
Table of Contents
 Prologue1
1Theater, Nation, and State in Early America10
2Cato and Company: A Genealogy of Performance30
3Free-Born Peoples: The Politics of Professional Theater in Early America66
4A School for Patriots: Colonial College Theater105
5Bellicose Letters: Propaganda Plays of the Revolution138
 Epilogue: Post-Revolutionary Patriotism and the American Theater166
 Notes179
 Index219
 Acknowledgments229


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