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More plays of William Dunlap

by William Dunlap

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Published by Scholars" Facsimiles & Reprints in Delmar, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • André, John, 1751-1780 -- Drama.,
    • Espionage, British -- Drama.,
    • Spies -- Drama.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotoreproductions with an introduction by Julian Mates.
      SeriesScholars" Facsimiles & Reprints,, v. 495
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1560 .A4 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. ;
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL801735M
      ISBN 100820114952
      LC Control Number95038126

      The first historian of the American stage, William Dunlap was a passionate lover of the arts, a gifted painter, a tireless chronicler of his day and a writer of considerable charm. He wrote or adapted more than sixty plays. The life of William Dunlap is full of colour and variety. Upon his shoulders very largely rests the responsibility for whatever knowledge we have of the atmosphere of the early theatre in America, and of the personalities of the players. For, as a boy, his father being a Loyalist, there is no.

        Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. William Dunlap, a study of his life and works and of his place in contemporary culture by Oral Sumner Coad (Book) 21 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

        “Dunlap,” the first full-length book honoring his work, is available in trade hardback and limited edition, featuring more than pieces from a year span.   The Cambridge History of American Literature. Edited by William Peterfield Trent, M.A., LL.D. Professor of English in Columbia University. John Erskine, Ph.D.


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