Actors and American Culture, 1880-1920, 1984 Benjamin McArthur
Benjamin McArthur's Actors and American Culture, 1880-1920, 1984 provides background to the social scene of this period, stressing the effects of cultural movements and entertainments. First Edition. Hard cover.
Promoting a Golden Age of American Theater with acting icons such as Booth, Jefferson, Drew, Barrymore and Maude Adams, McArthur's study reveals the power struggles and social problems as a profession is created in a volatile society.
An interesting historical study in cultural diversity.
This book is in very good condition--no marks, no tears, a dust jacket of quality protecting a book which shows almost no signs of shelf wear and very slight foxing. The book measures 6 1/4 inches by 9 11/4 inches by 1 inch and has 290 pages.