HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL STUDIES


HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL STUDIES
General Theatre Studies
Balio, Tino, and Lee Norvelle. The History of the National Theatre Conference.
The National Theatre Conference, 1968. Bernheim, Alfred L. The Business of the Theatre: An Economic History of the American Theatre, 1750-1932. New York: Benjamin Blom, 1964 (reprint of 1932 edition).
Bigsby, C. W. E. A Critical Introduction to Twentieth-Century American Drama. Volume One: 1900-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. Chinoy, Helen Krich, and Linda Walsh Jenkins. Women in American Theatre. New York: Crown, 1981.
Churchill, Allen. The Great White Way: A Re-creation of Broadway's Golden Era of Theatrical Entertainment. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1962.
. The Theatrical 20s. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975.
Coad, Oral Sumner, and Edwin Mims Jr. The American Stage. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929.
Conolly, L. W., ed. Theatrical Touring and Founding in North America. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1982.
Csida, Joseph, and June Bundy Csida. American Entertainment: A Unique History of Popular Show Business. New York: Watson-Guptill, 1978.
Durham, Weldon B. Liberty Theatres of the United States Army, 1917-1921. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2006.
Driver, Tom F. Romantic Quest and Modern Query: A History of the Modern Theater. New York: A Delta Book, 1970.
Eaton, Walter Prichard. The Theatre Guild: The First Ten Years. New York: Brentano's, 1929.
Evans, James W., and Gardner L. Harding. Entertaining the American Army: The American Stage and Lyceum in the World War. New York: Association Press, 1921.
Fields, Armond, and L. M. Fields. From the Bowery to Broadway: Lew Fields and the Roots of American Popular Theater. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Gewitz, Arthur, and James J. Kolb, eds. Art, Glitter, and Glitz: Mainstream Playwrights and Popular Theatre in 1920s America. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004.
Gilman, Richard. The Making of Modern Drama. New York: Da Capo Press, 1987.
Graham, Philip. Showboats: The History of an American Institution. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1951.
Hewitt, Barnard. Theatre U.S.A. 1665-1957. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959.
Hughes, Glenn. A History of the American Theatre, 1700-1950. New York: Samuel French, 1951.
Hyde, Ralph. Panoramania! The Art and Entertainment of the "All-Embracing" View. London: Trefoil Publications, 1988.
Kinne, Wisher Payne. George Pierce Baker and the American Theatre. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1954.
Laufe, Abe. The Wicked Stage: A History of Theater Censorship and Harassment in the United States. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1978.
Leonard, William Torbert. Broadway Bound: A Guide to Shows That Died Aborning. Metuchen, N.J., and London: The Scarecrow Press, 1983.
Londré, Felicia Hardison, and Daniel J. Watermeier. The History of North American Theater: The United States, Canada, and Mexico from Pre-Columbian Times to the Present. New York: Continuum, 1998.
McArthur, Benjamin. "Theatrical Clubs of the Nineteenth Century: Tradition versus Assimilation in the Acting Community." Theatre Survey 23 (November 1982): 197-212.
McCleery, Albert, and Carl Glick. Curtains Going Up. New York: Pitman, 1939. McConachie, Bruce A. Melodramatic Formations: American Theatre & Society, 1820-1870. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992. Morehouse, Ward. Matinee Tomorrow: Fifty Years of Our Theatre. New York: Whittlesey House, 1949.
Morris, Lloyd. Curtain Time: The Story of the American Theater. New York: Random House, 1953. Nadel, Norman. A Pictorial History of the Theatre Guild. Special material by
Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall. Introduction by Brooks Atkinson. New York: Crown, 1969.
Quinn, Arthur Hobson. A History of American Drama, from the Beginning to the Civil War. New York: F. S. Crofts, 1943.
. A History of American Drama, from the Civil War to the Present Day.
New York: F. S. Crofts, 1936. Wilmeth, Don B., and Christopher Bigsby, eds. The Cambridge History of American Theatre, Volume II: 1870-1945. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Wilson, Garff B. Three Hundred Years of American Drama and Theatre. Engle-wood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1973.
Bocola, Sandro. The Art of Modernism: Art, Culture, and Society from Goya to the Present Day. Munich: Prestel, 1999. Conrad, Peter. Modern Times, Modern Places. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
Demastes, William. Realism and the American Dramatic Tradition. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1996. Dumenil, Lynn. Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s. New York: Hill and Wang, 1995.
Gaggi, Silvio. Modern/Postmodern: A Study in Twentieth-Century Arts and Ideas. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989. Kindelan, Nancy. Shadows of Realism: Dramaturgy and the Theory and Practices of Modernism. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1996. Marker, Frederick J., and Christopher Innes, eds. Modernism in European Drama: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.
Miller, Tyrus. Late Modernism: Politics, Fiction, and the Arts between the World Wars. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. Murphy, Brenda. The Provincetown Players and the Culture of Modernity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. North, Michael. The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language & Twentieth-Century Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Stansell, Christine. American Moderns: Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century. New York: Henry Holt, 2000. Walker, Julia A. Expressionism and Modernism in the American Theatre: Bodies, Voices, Words. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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