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Author Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944, ed.

Title American folk plays, edited with an introduction, "American folk drama in the making", by Frederick H. Koch ... illustrated with photographs of the original production of the plays; foreword by Archibald Henderson.

Imprint New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company, incorporated, 1939.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    812.50822    Available
Description xivi, 592 p. front., illus. (music) plates. 23 cm.
Note Map on lining-papers.
"Written by students in playwriting at Chapel Hill and in summer courses ... in some of our leading universities"--p. xiii-xvi. Most of the plays were originally produced by the Carolina playmakers at Chapel Hill.
North Dakota: Sigrid, by Margaret Radcliffe.--Missouri: Swappin' fever, by L. N. Jones.--Ohio: His boon companions, by Lynn Gault.--Massachusetts: Ancient heritage, by P. G. Parker.--North Carolina: Cootle mourns, by Patricia McMullan.--Appendices: I. The Carolina playmakers: a selected bibliography (p. 557-570) II. The Carolina playmakers: production and tours (p. 571-592)
Contents North Carolina: Nancy Hanks, bondwoman, by Janie M. Britt.--Tennessee: Davy Crockett, by J. P. Milhous.--South Carolina: Funeral flowers for the bride, by Beverley Du B. Hamer.--Georgia: Mourners to glory, by Rietta W. Bailey.--Florida: Traflcante, by Maxeda von Hesse.--Mississippi: Git up an' bar the door, by A. P. Husdon.--Oklahoma: Last refuge, by Noel Houston.--Texas: West from the panhandle, by Clemon White and Betty Smith.--Mexico: the red velvet goat, by Josephina Niggil.--New Mexico: Stick 'em up, by Gordon Clouser.--Arizona: Conchita, by Rosemaery S. De Camp.--California: Day's end, by Alice Pieratt.--Utah: Spring storm, by Mary C. Hatch.--Montana: Montana night, by Robert Finch and Betty Smith.--Canada: Still stands the house, by Gwendolyn Pharis.
Subject Folk drama, American.
College and school drama.
One-act plays.
Little theater movement.
Added Author Carolina Playmakers.

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