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Author Rebhorn, Matthew.

Title Pioneer performances : staging the frontier / Matthew Rebhorn
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Summary This volume offers a synoptic treatment of the history of American frontier performance ranging from Jacksonian America to Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at the Columbian Exposition of 1893. It reconceives how the frontier was, and still is, defined in performance, and what it means for that frontier to be called 'American'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 19, 2012)
Subject Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199932559 ebook