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Corporate Author Folger Shakespeare Library.

Title Shakespeare in American life / compiled and edited by Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Folger Shakespeare Library ; Seattle : Distributed by University of Washington Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    822.33 SHAKESPEARE,W FOL    Available
Description 189 p. : col. ill., ports., facsims. ; 28 cm.
Note "This volume has been published in conjunction with the exhibition Shakespeare in American life presented at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, from 8 March through 18 August 2007, in celebration of the Library's 75th anniversary"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and filmography.
Contents Foreword: Gail Kern Paster -- Introduction: Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan -- Shakespeare discovers America: America discovers Shakespeare / Alden T. Vaughan -- Making Shakespeare American : Shakespeare's dissemination in nineteenth-century America / Virginia Mason Vaughan -- Playing with (a) difference: early black Shakespearean actors, blackface and whiteface / Francesca T. Royster -- Shakespeare film in America: O Brave New World of Bardolatry! / Kenneth S. Rothwell -- Shakespeare and the American musical / Irene G. Dash -- Jazzing up Shakespeare / Douglas M. Lanier -- American Shakespeare festivals / Yu Jin Ko -- Duty and enjoyment: the Folgers as Shakespeare collectors in the gilded age / Georgianna Ziegler -- Catalogue of the exhibition / Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan -- Interlude: American scrapbooks / Leigh Anne Palmer.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Appreciation -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations -- Exhibitions.
Folger Shakespeare Library -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Vaughan, Virginia Mason.
Vaughan, Alden T., 1929-
ISBN 0295987154

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