Life Upon the Wicked Stage (Paperback)
|Editor: William L. Slout|
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|The articles that form this volume are compiled from the pages of the New York Clipper. Covering the three decades of the 1860s through 1880s, they convey a nave sentiment regarding the theatre of that day, self-conscious and protective, sensitive toward outside pressures and puritanical abuses, and self-critical of personal behavior within the little world of theatrical troupes. Here are marvelous first-hand accounts of the major theatres and players of the nineteenth-century American stage, compiled by Dr. William L. Slout, one of the best-known theatrical and circus historians of our time. Complete with reproductions of numerous contemporaneous illustrations, plus a comperhensive index. *Author: Slout, William L. *Series Title: I.O. Evans Studies in the Philosophy and Criticism of Litera *Series Number: 14 *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 188 *Publication Date: 2007/09/30 *Language: English *Dimensions: 5.98 x 9.01 x 0.43 inches|