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Digests of great American plays : complete summaries of more than 100 plays from the beginnings to the present, by John Lovell

Label
Digests of great American plays : complete summaries of more than 100 plays from the beginnings to the present
Title
Digests of great American plays
Title remainder
complete summaries of more than 100 plays from the beginnings to the present
Statement of responsibility
by John Lovell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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1907-1974
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lovell, John
Dewey number
812.0822
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.P5L6
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
A Crowell reference book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American drama
Target audience
adult
Label
Digests of great American plays : complete summaries of more than 100 plays from the beginnings to the present, by John Lovell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Later reprinted under title: Great American plays in digest form
  • Includes indexes
Contents
  • Contrast
  • Royall Tyler
  • Occurrences of the times; or, The transactions of four days
  • Anonymous
  • Andre
  • William Dunlap
  • Indian princess; or, La belle sauvage
  • James Nelson Barker
  • She would be a soldier; or, The plains fo Chippewa
  • Mordecai Manuel Noah
  • Ponteach; or, The savages of America
  • Wall Street; or, Ten minutes before three
  • Mead (probably Richard W. Mead)
  • Tragedy of superstition
  • James Nelson Barker
  • Forest rose; or, American farmers
  • Samuel Woodworth
  • Metmora; or, The last of the Wampanoags
  • John Augustus Stone
  • Gladiator
  • Robert Montgomery Bird
  • Robert Rogers
  • Drunkard; or, The fallen saved
  • William H. Smith
  • Fashion; or, Life in New York
  • Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • Bucktails; or, Americans in England
  • James Kirke Paulding
  • Glance at New York
  • Benjamin A. Baker
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the lowly
  • George L. Aiken
  • Prince of Parthia
  • Francesca Da Rimini
  • George Henry Boker
  • Thomas Godfrey
  • Americans roused, in a cure for the spleen; or, Amusement for a winter's evening; being the substance of a conversation on the times, over a friendly tankard and pipe
  • Jonathan Sewall
  • Group
  • Mercy Warren
  • Merry Christmas of the old woman who lived in a shoe
  • George Melville Baker
  • Mulligan guard ball
  • Edward Harrigan
  • Old homestead
  • Denman Thompson, George W. Ryer
  • Margaret Fleming
  • James A. herne
  • American
  • Henry James
  • Octoroon
  • Trip to Chinatown; or, An idyl of San Francisco
  • Charles H. Hoyt
  • Albany depot
  • William Dean Howells
  • Great diamond robbery
  • Edward M. Alfriend, A.C. Wheeler
  • Secret service
  • William Gillette
  • Madame Butterfly
  • David Belasco, John Luther Long
  • Dion Boucicault
  • Climbers
  • Clyde Fitch
  • Girl of the golden west
  • David Belasco
  • No mother to guide her
  • Lillian Mortimer
  • Great divide
  • William Vaughn Moody
  • New York idea
  • Langdon Mitchell
  • Rip Van Winkle
  • Witching hour
  • Augustus Thomas
  • Joseph Jefferson, Dion Boucicault, Charles Burke and others
  • Horizon
  • Augustin Daly
  • Davy Crockett; or, Be sure you're right, then go ahead
  • Frank Hitchcock Murdoch
  • Peg o' my heart
  • Hartley Manners
  • Henrietta
  • Bronson Howard
  • Anna Christie
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Abie's Irish rose
  • Anne Nichols
  • Hairy ape
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Easiest way
  • American grandfather
  • Marian Spencer Smith
  • Beggar on horseback
  • George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly
  • Hell bent fer heaven
  • Hatcher Hughes
  • Sue 'em
  • Nancy Bancroft Brosius
  • What price glory?
  • Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson
  • Eugene Walter
  • Desire under the elms
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Processional
  • John Howard Lawson
  • Silver cord
  • Sidney Howard
  • Front page
  • Ben Hecht, Charles Macarthur
  • Giants in the earth
  • Thomas Job
  • Naughty Marietta
  • Holiday
  • Philip Barry
  • Victor Herbert, Rida Johnson Young
  • Scarecrow
  • Percy Mackaye
  • Boss
  • Edward Sheldon
  • Ah, wilderness!
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Tobacco Road
  • Jack Kirkland
  • Petrified forest
  • Robert E. Sherwood
  • Dead end
  • Sidney Kingsley
  • Porgy and Bess
  • George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  • Street scene
  • So red the rose
  • Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson, Edwin Justin Mayer
  • Waiting for Lefty
  • Clifford Odets
  • Winterset
  • Maxwell Anderson
  • You can't take it with you
  • George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart
  • Of mice and men
  • John Steinbeck
  • Elmer L. Rice
  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • Robert E. Sherwood
  • "...one-third of a nation...": A living newspaper
  • Arthur Arent
  • Our town
  • Thornton Wilder
  • Life with father
  • Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse
  • Little foxes
  • Lillian Hellman
  • Green Patures
  • Time of your life
  • William Saroyan
  • Marc Connelly
  • Of thee I sing
  • George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Ira & George Gershwin
  • Biography
  • S.N. Behrman
  • Watch on the Rhine
  • Lillian Hellman
  • Oklahoma!
  • Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
  • Glass menagerie
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Dark of the moon
  • Howard Richardson, William Berney
  • Medium
  • Gian-Carlo Menotti
  • Male animal
  • Command decision
  • William Wister Haines
  • Kiss me, Kate
  • Samuel & Bella Spewack, Cole Porter
  • Death of a salesman
  • Arthur Miller
  • New faces of 1952
  • John Murray Anderson & various authors
  • Picnic
  • William Inge
  • James Thurber, Elliott Nugent
  • Teahouse of the August moon
  • John Patrick
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
  • Hatful of rain
  • Michael Vincente Gazzo
  • Inherit the wind
  • Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee
  • Patterns
  • Rod Serling
  • Lady in the dark
  • J.B.
  • Archibald MacLeish --
  • Sunrise at Campobello
  • Dore Schary
  • Raisin in the sun
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  • Long day's journey into night
  • Eugene O'Neil
  • Native son
  • Richard Wright, Paul Green
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 452 p.
Lccn
61-010482
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 05269206
  • CARL505355791 /
  • (OCoLC)ocm00270983
  • 311573
  • 311573
Label
Digests of great American plays : complete summaries of more than 100 plays from the beginnings to the present, by John Lovell
Publication
Note
  • Later reprinted under title: Great American plays in digest form
  • Includes indexes
Contents
  • Contrast
  • Royall Tyler
  • Occurrences of the times; or, The transactions of four days
  • Anonymous
  • Andre
  • William Dunlap
  • Indian princess; or, La belle sauvage
  • James Nelson Barker
  • She would be a soldier; or, The plains fo Chippewa
  • Mordecai Manuel Noah
  • Ponteach; or, The savages of America
  • Wall Street; or, Ten minutes before three
  • Mead (probably Richard W. Mead)
  • Tragedy of superstition
  • James Nelson Barker
  • Forest rose; or, American farmers
  • Samuel Woodworth
  • Metmora; or, The last of the Wampanoags
  • John Augustus Stone
  • Gladiator
  • Robert Montgomery Bird
  • Robert Rogers
  • Drunkard; or, The fallen saved
  • William H. Smith
  • Fashion; or, Life in New York
  • Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • Bucktails; or, Americans in England
  • James Kirke Paulding
  • Glance at New York
  • Benjamin A. Baker
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the lowly
  • George L. Aiken
  • Prince of Parthia
  • Francesca Da Rimini
  • George Henry Boker
  • Thomas Godfrey
  • Americans roused, in a cure for the spleen; or, Amusement for a winter's evening; being the substance of a conversation on the times, over a friendly tankard and pipe
  • Jonathan Sewall
  • Group
  • Mercy Warren
  • Merry Christmas of the old woman who lived in a shoe
  • George Melville Baker
  • Mulligan guard ball
  • Edward Harrigan
  • Old homestead
  • Denman Thompson, George W. Ryer
  • Margaret Fleming
  • James A. herne
  • American
  • Henry James
  • Octoroon
  • Trip to Chinatown; or, An idyl of San Francisco
  • Charles H. Hoyt
  • Albany depot
  • William Dean Howells
  • Great diamond robbery
  • Edward M. Alfriend, A.C. Wheeler
  • Secret service
  • William Gillette
  • Madame Butterfly
  • David Belasco, John Luther Long
  • Dion Boucicault
  • Climbers
  • Clyde Fitch
  • Girl of the golden west
  • David Belasco
  • No mother to guide her
  • Lillian Mortimer
  • Great divide
  • William Vaughn Moody
  • New York idea
  • Langdon Mitchell
  • Rip Van Winkle
  • Witching hour
  • Augustus Thomas
  • Joseph Jefferson, Dion Boucicault, Charles Burke and others
  • Horizon
  • Augustin Daly
  • Davy Crockett; or, Be sure you're right, then go ahead
  • Frank Hitchcock Murdoch
  • Peg o' my heart
  • Hartley Manners
  • Henrietta
  • Bronson Howard
  • Anna Christie
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Abie's Irish rose
  • Anne Nichols
  • Hairy ape
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Easiest way
  • American grandfather
  • Marian Spencer Smith
  • Beggar on horseback
  • George S. Kaufman, Marc Connelly
  • Hell bent fer heaven
  • Hatcher Hughes
  • Sue 'em
  • Nancy Bancroft Brosius
  • What price glory?
  • Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson
  • Eugene Walter
  • Desire under the elms
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Processional
  • John Howard Lawson
  • Silver cord
  • Sidney Howard
  • Front page
  • Ben Hecht, Charles Macarthur
  • Giants in the earth
  • Thomas Job
  • Naughty Marietta
  • Holiday
  • Philip Barry
  • Victor Herbert, Rida Johnson Young
  • Scarecrow
  • Percy Mackaye
  • Boss
  • Edward Sheldon
  • Ah, wilderness!
  • Eugene O'Neill
  • Tobacco Road
  • Jack Kirkland
  • Petrified forest
  • Robert E. Sherwood
  • Dead end
  • Sidney Kingsley
  • Porgy and Bess
  • George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  • Street scene
  • So red the rose
  • Laurence Stallings, Maxwell Anderson, Edwin Justin Mayer
  • Waiting for Lefty
  • Clifford Odets
  • Winterset
  • Maxwell Anderson
  • You can't take it with you
  • George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart
  • Of mice and men
  • John Steinbeck
  • Elmer L. Rice
  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • Robert E. Sherwood
  • "...one-third of a nation...": A living newspaper
  • Arthur Arent
  • Our town
  • Thornton Wilder
  • Life with father
  • Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse
  • Little foxes
  • Lillian Hellman
  • Green Patures
  • Time of your life
  • William Saroyan
  • Marc Connelly
  • Of thee I sing
  • George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, Ira & George Gershwin
  • Biography
  • S.N. Behrman
  • Watch on the Rhine
  • Lillian Hellman
  • Oklahoma!
  • Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein
  • Glass menagerie
  • Tennessee Williams
  • Dark of the moon
  • Howard Richardson, William Berney
  • Medium
  • Gian-Carlo Menotti
  • Male animal
  • Command decision
  • William Wister Haines
  • Kiss me, Kate
  • Samuel & Bella Spewack, Cole Porter
  • Death of a salesman
  • Arthur Miller
  • New faces of 1952
  • John Murray Anderson & various authors
  • Picnic
  • William Inge
  • James Thurber, Elliott Nugent
  • Teahouse of the August moon
  • John Patrick
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
  • Hatful of rain
  • Michael Vincente Gazzo
  • Inherit the wind
  • Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee
  • Patterns
  • Rod Serling
  • Lady in the dark
  • J.B.
  • Archibald MacLeish --
  • Sunrise at Campobello
  • Dore Schary
  • Raisin in the sun
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, Kurt Weill
  • Long day's journey into night
  • Eugene O'Neil
  • Native son
  • Richard Wright, Paul Green
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 452 p.
Lccn
61-010482
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 05269206
  • CARL505355791 /
  • (OCoLC)ocm00270983
  • 311573
  • 311573

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