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Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America

by John W. Frick

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Temperance in literature.,
    • Temperance -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Theater and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-245) and index.

      StatementJohn W. Frick.
      SeriesCambridge studies in American theatre and drama ;, 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS338.T45 F75 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3704984M
      ISBN 100521817781
      LC Control Number2003273370
      OCLC/WorldCa52286637

        While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign : Eric Novotny. 3 John Frick, Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), p. ; Rosemarie Bank, Theatre Culture in America, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), p. ; Walter J. Meserve, Heralds of Promise: The Drama of the American.

      John Frick is Professor Emeritus of Theatre at the University of Virginia, USA. He is the author of Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America and New York's First Theatrical Center: The Rialto at Union Square as well as co-editor of The Directory of Historic American Theatre and Theatrical Directors: A Biographical : Palgrave Macmillan US. The temperance reform movement of the late nineteenth an dearly twentieth centuries stigmatized the Irish, Italians and Germans What was the uprising of twenty thousand in ?

        Religion (The 2nd Great Awakening) and Reform (Temperance) in 19th Century America and how the ladies tried to put the kabosh on alcohol . In Spectacles of Reform Amy Hughes advocates for “spectacle as methodology” (4), a means of interpreting spectacle in nineteenth-century melodrama, as well as a wide variety of other media, that rehearses and reforms concepts of citizenship and identity related to race, class, gender, and morality. Through this lens, Hughes seeks to answer the questions “where and how do activist Author: Jocelyn L. Buckner.


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Frick. (New York: Cambridge University Press, xiv, pp. $, ISBN Author: Scott C. Martin. In the nineteenth century, long before film and television brought us explosions, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America book chases, and narrow escapes, it was America's theaters that thrilled audiences, with “sensation scenes” of speeding trains, burning buildings, and endangered bodies, often in melodramas extolling the virtues of temperance, abolition, and women's suffrage.

Nineteenth-century America witnessed a full-blown campaign against alcohol and, for most of the century, temperance reform was a national cause. As an integral part of the various temperance movements, a new form of theatrical literature and performance developed, both professional and amateur, to help spread the message.

John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme. John Frick is Professor of Theatre and American Studies at the University of Virginia and teaches in the program at Mary Baldwin College.

His most recent book, Theatre, Culture, and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America, was published by Cited by: 1. “ With rare common sense and a good ear for the written and spoken word, Mattingly shows how temperance women built the nineteenth century’ s largest reform movement and women’ s organization, the Woman’ s Christian Temperance Union, by presenting their arguments and themselves in familiar language and dress .Cited by: 5.

Theatre Culture in America, by Rosemarie K. Bank,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The Temperance movement in the United States is a movement to curb the consumption of had a large influence on American politics and American society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, culminating in the unsuccessful prohibition of alcohol, through the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, from to Today, there are organizations that continue to.

John Frick. Theatre, Culture, and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America. Charles Western Taylor (c. - Ap ), often billed as C. Taylor, was a well-known actor and dramatist in the United States in the midth is best known today, though only as a footnote, for writing one of the first stage adaptations of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Biography. Taylor was born in Walsall, England, about and first appeared on stage in Norfolk, Virginia, in. Temperance battle songs: the musical war against alcohol. Annemarie McAllister (a1) Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America Goheen, P.G.

‘ The ritual of the streets in mid-nineteenth-century Toronto ’, Environment and Planning D: Author: Annemarie McAllister. Marra’s work may well become the model for similar inquiries into the life, work, and personal relations of other prominent directors, producers, and/or stars and gender relations in the theatre.”—-John W.

Frick, author, Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform Author: Kim Marra. However, Greenly's book is, to my knowledge, listed in only a few secondary sources--most notably, Donald E. Thompson's Indiana Authors and Their Books () and the bibliographic appendix to John W.

Frick's Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America (). None of these sources identify his race. Frick, who established his bona fides as an expert in reform drama with Theatre, Culture, and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America (Cambridge ), is well equipped to undertake a cultural and social history of dramatizations of Stowe’s novel from to modern stage and screen versions, and to resituate Uncle Tom’s Cabin in.

He is also the author of Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America {Cambridge University Press, }; and New York’s First Theatrical Center: The Rialto at Union Square (); and is co-editor of The Directory of Historic American Theatres and Theatrical Directors: A Biographical Dictionary.

Marra’s work may well become the model for similar inquiries into the life, work, and personal relations of other prominent directors, producers, and/or stars and gender relations in the theatre.”—John W. Frick, author, Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America.

United States - United States - An age of reform: Historians have labeled the period –50 an “age of reform.” At the same time that the pursuit of the dollar was becoming so frenzied that some observers called it the country’s true religion, tens of thousands of Americans joined an array of movements dedicated to spiritual and secular uplift.

Emergence of Temperance in America The emergence of temperance was slow. The play and book promoted the temperance movement.

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