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Melodrama unveiled; American theater and culture, 1800-1850.

by David Grimsted

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Melodrama -- History and criticism,
    • Theater -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 263-277. Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1918.U5 G7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 285 p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5608144M
      LC Control Number68015575

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