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Author McArthur, Benjamin.

Title The man who was Rip van Winkle : Joseph Jefferson and nineteenth-century American theatre / Benjamin McArthur
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 438 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cradles in the profession -- Marking the progress of civilization -- Behind the cart of Thespis -- An actor prepares -- Echoing the public voice -- Triumphs in comedy and melodrama -- Nibbling at stardom -- A mighty Nimrod of theatrical touring -- Mr. Jefferson and Rip Van Winkle -- Brining the "sleepy piece" home -- A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy -- Are we do soon forgot?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-422) and index
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Subject Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905.
Actors -- United States -- Biography.
Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0300150180 (electronic bk.)
9780300150186 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)
(cloth : alk. paper)