Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2017

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190653675

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Spectacular Men

Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Sarah E. Chinn

  • Contends and demonstrates that theatre is the realm through which white working-class men's viewpoints and values can most accurately be seen
  • Shows how theatre helped to create a new, American national identity seperate from British culture
  • Uses a large archive of primary sources, including many plays that have received little critical attention

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