Best Plays of the Early American Theatre, 1787-1911 share button
John Gassner
Format Paperback
Dimensions 5.38 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 1.42 (d)
Pages 784
Publisher Dover Publications
Publication Date June 2000
ISBN 9780486410982
Book ISBN 10 0486410986
About Book
Representative rather than comprehensive, this highly readable volume charts the progress of American theater between 1787–1911, with a chronological selection of 16 of the best works from that period. Included are: Charles the Second (1824); Fashion (1845); Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852); The Count of Monte Cristo (1883); The Mouse-Trap (1889); more. Background essay.