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¡Indian Territory!: Lynn Riggs’s Indigenous Geographies

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines Cherokee dramatist Rollie Lynn Riggs’ Mexico plays, in which he imagines the dramatic geographies of the many Indian territories of the United States and Mexico. These ... More


Setting the Stage

Tim Carter

in Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106190
eISBN:
9780300134872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106190.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores the early history of the musical Oklahoma!, discussing Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn of the Theatre Guild, and the background of Lynn Riggs's play Green Grow the Lilacs. ... More


Setting the Stage

Tim Carter

in Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical, Revised and Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190665203
eISBN:
9780190665241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665203.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The pre-premiere publicity for Oklahoma! generated by the Theatre Guild fixed many of the themes that would dominate its reception history. The Guild had already established a pattern of creating ... More


American Indian Literature and Indigenous Mexico

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book focuses on American Indian literature, particularly novels, histories, and plays about Mexico and Indigenous Mexican peoples, cultures, and histories between 1920 and 1960. The main ... More


Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical, Revised and Expanded Edition

Tim Carter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190665203
eISBN:
9780190665241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665203.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Oklahoma! premiered on Broadway on 31 March 1943 under the auspices of the Theatre Guild, and today it is performed more frequently than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. When this book was ... More


Conclusion: Revolutions before the Renaissance

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The narratives of revolutionary indigenous Mexico by Todd Downing and Lynn Riggs are a selective but compelling part of the mid-twentieth-century American Indian writing. Recognizing that the ... More


Creative Processes

Tim Carter

in Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106190
eISBN:
9780300134872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106190.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the creative process behind the musical Oklahoma!. It discusses Richard and Oscar Hammerstein's account of the creation of the show and their fidelity to Lynn Riggs's play Green ... More


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