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Author Rebhorn, Matthew.
Title Pioneer performances [electronic resource] : staging the frontier / Matthew Rebhor.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.



Descript x, 207 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction: manifest destinies: Buffalo Bill, Gowongo Mohawk, and the genealogy of American frontier performance -- Edwin Forrest's Redding up: elocution, theater, and the performance of the frontier -- The swamp aesthetic: James Kirke Paulding's frontiersman and the American melodrama of wonder -- The burnt-cork pioneer: T. D. Rice and minstrelsy's frontier history -- What is it?: the frontier, melodrama, and Bucicault's amalgamated drama -- The great divide: pioneer performances after the Civil War -- Afterword.
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ISBN 9780199751303 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Author Rebhorn, Matthew.
Subject West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Descript x, 207 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction: manifest destinies: Buffalo Bill, Gowongo Mohawk, and the genealogy of American frontier performance -- Edwin Forrest's Redding up: elocution, theater, and the performance of the frontier -- The swamp aesthetic: James Kirke Paulding's frontiersman and the American melodrama of wonder -- The burnt-cork pioneer: T. D. Rice and minstrelsy's frontier history -- What is it?: the frontier, melodrama, and Bucicault's amalgamated drama -- The great divide: pioneer performances after the Civil War -- Afterword.
Note .
ISBN 9780199751303 (cloth : alk. paper)
Author Rebhorn, Matthew.
Subject West (U.S.) -- In literature.

Subject West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Descript x, 207 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction: manifest destinies: Buffalo Bill, Gowongo Mohawk, and the genealogy of American frontier performance -- Edwin Forrest's Redding up: elocution, theater, and the performance of the frontier -- The swamp aesthetic: James Kirke Paulding's frontiersman and the American melodrama of wonder -- The burnt-cork pioneer: T. D. Rice and minstrelsy's frontier history -- What is it?: the frontier, melodrama, and Bucicault's amalgamated drama -- The great divide: pioneer performances after the Civil War -- Afterword.
Note .
ISBN 9780199751303 (cloth : alk. paper)

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