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Theater of Augustin Daly, 1956 Marvin Felheim

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Theater of Augustin Daly  An Account of the Late nineteenth Century American Stage, 1956 was written by Marvin Felheim. First edition! It remains one of the best evaluations of Daly and his time.

  • Daly was America's leading theatrical producer from the Civil War period until the end of the century.
  • Major playwright: melodramas, social comedy, farce, adaptations of European plays (90 plays)
  • "Autocrat of the Stage" Control of actors and productions
  • Master of "Blood and Thunder" melodrama

This copy is in fair condition, largely due to the condition of the dust jacket; the book makes a better appearance without it.

The book has a number of markings but no tears.  Pages are  browned, slight turning of top right edge of five pages at end of book ,but the binding is strong and firm.

The  book measures 5 3/4 inches by 8 1/4 inches by 1 inch.There are 329 pages.


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