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Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1991.Kendall, John S. The Golden Age of the New Orleans Theatre. New York: Greenwood, 1968.Koon, Helene Wickham. How Shakespeare Won the West. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1989.Kyvig, David E. Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940: How Americans Lived through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2004.Londré, Felicia Hardison. The Enchanted Years of the Stage: Kansas City at the Crossroads of American Theater, 1870-1930. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007.. Much Ado about Shakespeare on Midwestern Frontier Stages. University of Nebraska-Lincoln: The Geske Lectures, 2005.MacMinn, George R. The Theater of the Golden Era in California. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1941.McClymer, John. The Birth of Modern America, 1919-1939. Maplecrest, N.Y.: Brandywine Press, 2005.Mooney, Michael Macdonald. Evelyn Nesbit and Stanford White: Love and Death in the Gilded Age. 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New York: Peter Lang, 1986.Cohen-Stratyner, Barbara Naomi, ed. Performing Arts Resources, Volume Thirteen: The Drews and the Barrymores: A Dynasty of Actors. New York: Theatre Library Association, 1988.Fennema, David H. "The Popular Response to Tommaso Salvini in America." Theatre History Studies 2 (1982): 103-13.Hamilton, Marybeth. When I'm Bad, I'm Better: Mae West, Sex, and American Entertainment. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.Hanners, John. "It Was Play or Starve": Acting in the Nineteenth-Century American Popular Theatre. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1993.Harding, Alfred. The Revolt of the Actors. New York: W. Morrow, 1929.The Illustrated American Stage: A Pictorial Review of the Most Notable Recent Theatrical Successes, Together with Many Drawings and Portraits of Celebrated Players. New York: R. H. Russell, 1901.Johnson, Claudia. American Actress: Perspectives on the Nineteenth Century. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1984.Londré, Felicia Hardison. "Eleonora Duse: An Italian Actress on the American Stage." Studies in Popular Culture 8, no. 2 (1985): 60-70.McArthur, Benjamin. Actors and American Culture 1880-1920. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.Menefee, David W. The First Female Stars: Women of the Silent Era. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004.Moses, Montrose J. Famous Actor Families in America. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1906.Paul, Howard, and George Gebbie, eds. The Stage and Its Stars, Past and Present. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Gebbie, n.d. [1898?].Senelick, Laurence, ed. Wandering Stars: Russian Emigré Theatre, 1905-1940. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992.Shattuck, Charles H. Shakespeare on the American Stage: From Booth and Barrett to Sothern and Marlowe. Washington, D.C.: Folger Books, 1987.Simon, Louis M. The History of the Actors ' Fund of America. New York: Theatre Arts, 1972.Sotiropoulos, Karen. Staging Race: Black Performers in Turn of the Century America. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006. Strang, Lewis C. Famous Actors of the Day in America. Boston: L. C. Page, 1900.. Famous Actresses of the Day in America. Boston: L. C. Page, 1899.. Players and Plays of the Last Quarter Century. 2 vols. Boston: L. C. Page, 1903.Teague, Frances. Shakespeare and the Popular American Stage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.Watermeier, Daniel J., and Ron Engle. "The Dawison-Booth Polyglot Othello!" Theatre Research International 13 (Spring 1988): 48-56. Woods, Alan. "Mademoiselle Rhea: An American Bernhardt?" Theatre Survey 21 (November 1980): 129-44.Young, William C. Famous Actors and Actresses on the American Stage: Documents of American Theater History. 2 vols. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1975.Playwriting and PlaywrightsAbramson, Doris E. Negro Playwrights in the American Theatre, 1925-1959. New York: Columbia University Press, 1969. Ade, George. The Best of George Ade. Selected and edited by A. L. Lazarus, with illustrations by John T. McCutcheon. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1985.Alexander, Doris. Eugene O'Neill's Creative Struggle: The Decisive Decade, 1924-1933. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992.Ben-Zvi, Linda, ed. Susan Glaspell: Essays on Her Theater and Fiction. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.Black, Stephen A. Eugene O'Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2002.Bloom, Harold. Dramatists and Dramas. New York: Chelsea House, 2005.Bogard, Travis. Contour in Time: The Plays of Eugene O'Neill. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.Brittin, Norman A. Edna St. Vincent Millay. New York: Twayne, 1983.Brown, John Mason. The Worlds of Robert E. Sherwood: Mirror to His Times, 1896-1939. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.Carr, Gary. The Left Side of Paradise: The Screenwriting of John Howard Law-son. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1984.Chambers, Jonathan L. Messiah of the New Technique: John Howard Lawson, Communism, and American Theatre, 1923-1937. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2006.Clark, Barrett H. Eugene O'Neill: The Man and His Plays. New York: Robert M. McBride, 1929.Falk, Doris V. Eugene O'Neill and the Tragic Tension. New Brunswick, N.J.:Rutgers University Press, 1958. Fennimore, Keith J. Booth Tarkington. New York: Twayne, 1974. Flexner, Eleanor. American Playwrights, 1918-1938. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1938.Floyd, Virginia. The Plays of Eugene O'Neill: A New Assessment. New York: Frederick Ungar, 1985.Follett, Wilson. Zona Gale: An Artist in Fiction. New York: D. Appleton, 1923.Gainor, J. Ellen. Susan Glaspell in Context: American Theater, Culture, and Politics, 1915-1948. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., and K. A. Appiah. Langston Hughes: CriticalPerspectives Past and Present. New York: Amistad Press, 1993.Gill, Brendan. "Introduction." In States of Grace: Eight Plays, by Philip Barry. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.Gray, Christine Rauchfuss. Willis Richardson, Forgotten Pioneer of African-American Drama. Foreword by Bernard L. Peterson Jr. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1999.Halpern, Martin. William Vaughn Moody. New York: Twayne, 1964.Hilton, George W. The Front Page: From Theater to Reality. Hanover, N.H.: Smith and Kraus, 2002.Hinz-Bode, Kristina. Susan Glaspell and the Anxiety of Expression: Language and Isolation in the Plays. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2006.Hirsch, Foster. George Kelly. New York: Twayne, 1975.Hoffman, Michael J. Gertrude Stein. New York: Twayne, 1976.Hogan, Robert Goode. Dion Boucicault. New York: Twayne, 1969.Kinne, Wisner Payne. George Pierce Baker and the American Theatre. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1954.Kinney, Arthur F. Dorothy Parker, Revised. New York: Twayne, 1998.Kitsz, Dennis Batory, ed. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman: A Chronology & Annotated Bibliography. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1983.Kreizenbeck, Alan. Zöe Akins: Broadway Playwright. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004.Londré, Felicia Hardison. "The Two Edith Ellises." Theatre Journal 32 (December 1980): 518-19.. "Twitting O'Neill: His Plays of the 1920s Subjected to La Critique Créatrice." The Eugene O'Neill Review 26 (2004): 118-43.Mantle, Burns. Contemporary American Playwrights. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1938.Patterson, Ada. "Harriet Ford—A Successful Woman Dramatist." Theatre Magazine 20 (July 1914): 18. Richter, Robert A. Dat Ole Davil Sea: Maritime Influences in the Life and Works of Eugene O'Neill. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport, 2004. Roppolo, Joseph Patrick. Philip Barry. New York: Twayne, 1965. Shafer, Yvonne. American Women Playwrights, 1900-1950. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.Simonson, Harold Peter. Zona Gale. New York: Twayne, 1970. Slavick, William H. DuBose Heyward. Boston, Mass.: Twayne, 1981. Smith, Susan Harris. American Drama: The Bastard Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.Styan, J. L. Modern Drama in Theory and Practice, Volume 2: Symbolism, Surrealism, and the Absurd. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981.Tarkington, Booth. On Plays, Playwrights, and Playgoers. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Library, 1959.Waterman, Arthur E. Susan Glaspell. New York: Twayne, 1966.Weigand, Hermann. The Modern Ibsen. New York: Holt, 1925.Williams, Deborah Lindsay. Not in Sisterhood: Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Zona Gale, and the Politics of Female Authorship. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.Producing, Directing, Management, and ScenographyCurry, J. K. Nineteenth-Century American Women Managers. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1994.Donohue, Joseph W., Jr., ed. The Theatrical Manager in England and America: Player of a Perilous Game. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1971.Macgowan, Kenneth, and Robert Edmond Jones. Continental Stagecraft. New York: Benjamin Blom, 1964 (reprint of 1922 edition).Marker, Lise-Lone. David Belasco: Naturalism in the American Theatre. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1975.Milne, Tom. Rouben Mamoulian. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1969.Mosedale, John. The Men Who Invented Broadway. New York: R. Marek Publishers, 1981.Owen, Bobbi. Lighting Design on Broadway: Designers and Their Credits, 1915-1990. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1991.. Scenic Design on Broadway: Designers and Their Credits, 1915-1990. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1991.Critics and CriticismAtkinson, Brooks. Broadway. New York: Macmillan, 1970.Besas, Peter. Inside "Variety": The Story of the Bible of Show Business (19051987). New York: Ars Millenii, 2000.Brown, John Mason. Dramatis Personae. New York: Viking, 1963.Chatterton, Wayne. Alexander Woollcott. New York: Twayne, 1978.Connelly, Thomas F. George Jean Nathan and the Making of Modern American Drama Criticism. Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000.Downer, Alan S., ed. American Drama and Its Critics. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1967.Eaton, Walter Prichard. Plays and Players: Leaves from a Critic's Scrapbook.Cincinnati: Stewart & Kidd, 1916. Green, Abel, and Joe Laurie Jr. Show Biz: From Vaude to Video as Seen by Variety. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday (Permabook edition), 1953. Hammond, Percy. This Atom in the Audience. New York: John C. Hammond, 1940.Hapgood, Norman. The Stage in America 1897-1900. New York: Macmillan, 1901.Latchaw, D. Austin. "The Enchanted Years of the Stage: Recollections of the Stage in Kansas City in Its Early Days and of Its Most Distinctive Actors" (a series of 60 articles). Kansas City Star, 23 March-23 June 1935.Miller, Tice L. Bohemians and Critics: American Theatre Criticism in the Nineteenth Century. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1981.Moses, Montrose J., and John Mason Brown, eds. The American Theatre as Seen by Its Critics, 1752-1934. New York: W. W. Norton, 1934.Nathan, George Jean. Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents. New York: A. A. Knopf, 1917.Oppenheimer, George, ed. The Passionate Playgoer: A Personal Scrapbook. New York: Viking, 1958.Palmer, Helen H. American Drama Criticism. Hamden, Conn.: Shoe String Press, 1967.Phelps, William Lyon. The Twentieth Century Theatre: Observations on the Contemporary English and American Stage. Port Washington, N.Y.: Ken-nikat Press, 1968 (reprint of 1918 edition, The Macmillan Co.).Wolter, Jürgen, ed. The Dawning of American Drama: American Dramatic Criticism, 1746-1915. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1993.Woollcott, Alexander. Shouts and Murmurs: Echoes of a Thousand and One First Nights. New York: Century Co., 1922.Theatres and ArchitectureBrandt, Nat. Chicago Death Trap: The Iroquois Theatre Fire of 1903. Carbon-dale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2003.Frick, John W. New York's First Theatrical Center: The Rialto at Union Square. Ann Arbor: UMI Research, 1985.Hatch, Anthony P. Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theatre Disaster 1903. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 2003.Henderson, Mary C. The City and the Theatre: The History of New York Playhouses. Foreword by Gerald Schoenfeld. New York: Back Stage Books, 2004.. The New Amsterdam: The Biography of a Broadway Theatre. New York: Hyperion, 1997.Johnson, Stephen Burge. The Roof Gardens of Broadway Theatres, 1883-1942. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1985. Morrison, William. Broadway Theatres: History and Architecture. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover, 1999.Paumgarten, Nick. "A Broadway Haunt [the Belasco Theatre]." The New Yorker (3 July 2006): 24-25.Van Hoogstraten, Nicholas. Lost Broadway Theatres. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1997.African American, Yiddish, and Ethnic TheatreAbramson, Doris E. Negro Playwrights in the American Theatre, 1925-1959. New York: Columbia University Press, 1969.Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975: A Guide to Information Resources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1979.Brooks, Daphne A. Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom, 1850-1910. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2006.Chude-Sokei, Louis. The Last "Darky": Bert Williams, Black-on-Black Minstrelsy, and the African Diaspora. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2006.Curtis, Susan. The First Black Actors on the Great White Way. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1998.Elam, Harry J., and David Krasner, eds. African American Performance and Theater History: A Critical Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.Erdman, Harley. Staging the Jew: The Performance of an American Ethnicity, 1860-1920. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1997.Fisher, James, "Jews in American Drama." Jews and American Popular Culture. 3 vols., ed. Paul Buhle, vol. 2, 49-75. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2007.Geiogamah, Hanay, and Jaye T. Darby, eds. American Indian Theater in Performance: A Reader. Los Angeles: UCLA American Indian Studies Center, 2000.Gill, Glenda E. No Surrender! No Retreat! African American Pioneer Performers of Twentieth-Century American Theater. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.Gottschild, Brenda Dixon. Waltzing in the Dark: African American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.Harrington, John D. The Irish Play on the New York Stage, 1874-1966. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1997.Hay, Samuel A. African American Theatre: A Historical and Critical Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.Hill, Anthony D. Pages from the Harlem Renaissance: A Chronicle of Performance. New York: Peter Lang, 1996.Hill, Errol G., and James V. Hatch. A History of African American Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.Jones, Eugene H. Native Americans as Shown on the Stage, 1753-1916. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1988.Kanellos, Nicholas. A History of Hispanic Theatre in the United States. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1990.Kanfer, Stefan. Stardust Lost: The Triumph, Tragedy, and Mishugas of the Yiddish Theater in America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.Krasner, David. Beautiful Pageant: African American Theatre, Drama and Performance in the Harlem Renaissance, 1910-1927. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.. Resistance, Parody, and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre, 1895-1910. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.Lee, Esther Kim. A History of Asian American Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.Lewis, David Levering, ed. and introduction. The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.Lifson, David S. The Yiddish Theatre in America. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1965.Mitchell, Lofton. Black Drama: The Story of the American Negro in the Theatre. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1967.Molette, Carlton W., and Barbara J. Molette. Black Theatre: Premise and Presentation. Bristol, Ind.: Wyndham Hall Press, 1986.North, Michael. The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language & Twentieth-Century Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.Riis, Thomas L. Just before Jazz: Black Musical Theater in New York, 18901915. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1989.Rosenfeld, Lulla. Bright Star of Exile: Jacob Adler and the Yiddish Theatre. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1977.Sampson, Henry T. The Ghost Walks: A Chronological History of Blacks in Show Business. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1988.Sanders, Leslie Catherine. The Development of Black Theatre in America: From Shadows to Selves. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1988.Sandrow, Nahma. Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater. New York: Harper and Row, 1977.Senelick, Laurence. Wandering Stars: Russian Emigré Theatre, 1905-1940. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1992.Thompson, George A., Jr. A Documentary History of the African Theatre. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 1998.White, Shane, and Graham White. Stylin': African American Expressive Culture from Its Beginnings to the Zoot Suit. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998.Vaudeville, Musicals, and Other Popular FareAllen, R. C. Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.Ashby, LeRoy. With Amusement for All: A History of American Popular Culture since 1830. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2006.Blackstone, Sarah J. Buckskins, Bullets, and Business: A History of Buffalo Bill's Wild West. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1986.Canning, Charlotte M. The Most American Thing in America: Circuit Chautau-qua as Performance. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2005.Cockrell, Dale. Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.Davis, Janet M. The Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.Dennett, Andrea. Weird and Wonderful: The Dime Museum in America. New York: New York University Press, 1997.Di Meglio, John E. Vaudeville, U.S.A. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1973.Everett, William A., and Paul R. Laird. Historical Dictionary of the Broadway Musical. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2007.Fields, Armond. Women Vaudeville Stars: Eighty Biographical Profiles. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2006.Gilbert, Douglas. American Vaudeville. New York: Dover Publications, 1963.Glassberg, David. American Historical Pageantry: The Uses of Tradition in the Early Twentieth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.Green, Abel, and Joe Laurie Jr. Show Biz from Vaude to Video. New York: Holt, 1950.Hoyt, Harlowe Randall. Town Hall Tonight. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice- Hall, 1955.Jones, John Bush. Our Musicals, Ourselves: A Social History of the American Musical Theatre. Lebanon, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2004.Kantor, Michael, and Laurence Maslon. Broadway: The American Musical. New York: Bullfinch, 2004.Kislan, Richard. The Musical: A Look at the American Musical Theatre. New York: Applause, 2000.Kunzog, John C. The One-Horse Show: The Life and Times of Dan Rice, Circus Jester and Philanthropist. Jamestown, N.Y.: n.p., 1962.Laurie, Joe, Jr. Vaudeville: From the Honky-Tonks to the Palace. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1953.Mahar, William J. Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.Marston, William Moulton, and John Henry Feller. F. F. Proctor, Vaudeville Pioneer. New York: Smith, 1943.Matlaw, Myron, ed. American Popular Entertainment. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1979.McPharlin, Paul. The Puppet Theatre in America: A History. New York: Harper, 1949.McNamara, Brooks, ed. American Popular Entertainments: A Collection of Jokes, Monologues & Comedy Routines. New York: PAJ Publications, 1983.. The New York Concert Saloon: The Devil's Own Nights. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press, 2002. Mordden, Ethan. Make-Believe: The Broadway Musical in the 1920s. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Nasaw, David. Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements. New York: Basic Books, 1990.Nathan, George Jean. The Popular Theatre. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918.Paskman, Dailey. Gentlemen, Be Seated!: A Parade of the American Minstrels. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1976.Prevots, N. American Pageantry. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 1990.Shteir, Rachel. Striptease: The Untold Story of the Girlie Show. New York:Oxford University Press, 2004. Snyder, Robert W. The Voice of the City: Vaudeville and Popular Culture in New York. 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The American Burlesque Show. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1967.WomenAuster, Albert. Actresses and Suffragists: Women in the American Theatre, 1890-1920. New York: Praeger, 1984.Chinoy, Helen Krich, and Linda Walsh Jenkins. Women in American Theatre. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1987.Coven, Brenda. American Women Dramatists of the Twentieth Century: A Bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1982.Craig, Carolyn Casey. Women Pulitzer Playwrights. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2004.Curry, Jane Kathleen. Nineteenth-Century American Women Theatre Managers. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1994.Dudden, Fay E. Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences 1790-1870. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1994.Kibler, M. Alison. Rank Ladies: Gender and Cultural History in American Vaudeville. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.Malpede, Karen, ed. Women in Theatre: Compassion & Hope. New York: Limelight, 1983.Peiss, Kathy. 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