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The American Actress’s Starring Playbook, 1831–1857

Sara E. Lampert

in Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043352
eISBN:
9780252052231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043352.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the professional strategies of three American actresses of the 1830s through the 1850s: Josephine Clifton, Charlotte Cushman, and Matilda Heron, who competed with English stars ... More


Negotiating National Identity among American Jazz Musicians in Paris

David Ake

in Jazz Matters: Sound, Place, and Time since Bebop

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266889
eISBN:
9780520947399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266889.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the increasingly complicated and fluid associations of jazz's “American” identity. It studies some of the ways that jazz musicians displayed or represented ... More


Between Stock and Star: Theater and Touring in the United States, 1790–1830

Sara E. Lampert

in Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043352
eISBN:
9780252052231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043352.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter charts the growth and expansion of theater and starring in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions in the United States from 1790 to 1830, showing the terms by which English actresses ... More


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