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A New Theatre: Theatre Arts (1916–64) and Drama (1911–31)

Dorothy Chansky and Terry Brino-Dean

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the histories of two magazines — Theatre Arts and Drama — which facilitated the American Little Theatre Movement (1912–25). The movement eschewed theatrical commercialism in ... More


Greek Tragedy Finds an American Audience

Helene P. Foley

in Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 examines efforts to stage versions of Greek tragedy on the American professional stage from the nineteenth century to 1931. Colleges and universities and a developing outdoor theater ... More


After the Quake

M. Cody Poulton

in A Beggar's Art: Scripting Modernity in Japanese Drama, 1900-1930

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833411
eISBN:
9780824869151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833411.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter marks a watershed moment for Japanese theatre in the wake of the 1923 Great Kantō Earthquake. Practically every major theatre had been destroyed in the quake and the ensuing fires. The ... More


Earl Hines: In Appreciation

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Earl Hines was one of the few contemporary pianists who molded the history of jazz music. In a cold Friday evening in 1964, Earl Hines performed the first on a multiple series of concerts held at ... More


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