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    John W. Frick
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From its beginning, John W. Frick's Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform .

From its beginning, John W. Frick's Theatre, Culture and Temperance Reform in Nineteenth-Century America does the work of overhauling the received tradition with respect to melodrama, progressivism, the temperance movement, and social and moral reform in nineteenth-century American theatre. Frick's thesis is that nineteenth-century temperance drama was born of the intersection of temperance motives and ideology with progressive trends in literature and the arts (13).

John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century .

John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century theatre, using examples from mainstream productions and amateur theatricals. Nineteenth-century America witnessed a major movement against alcohol consumption when the temperance cause became one of national concern. As part of the temperance movement, a new genre of John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century theatre, using examples from mainstream productions and amateur theatricals.

Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama (Paperback)

Cambridge Studies in American Theatre and Drama (Paperback). By (author) John W. Frick. Nineteenth-century America witnessed a full-blown campaign against alcohol and, for most of the century, temperance reform was a national cause. As an integral part of the various temperance movements, a new form of theatrical literature and performance developed, both professional and amateur, to help spread the message. John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century theatre, taking examples from both mainstream productions and amateur theatricals.

Nineteenth-century America witnessed a major movement against alcohol consumption when the temperance cause became one of national concern. ISBN13:9780521072205.

REFORM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA. Cambridge studies in american theatre and drama; 17.

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John W. Frick (2003), Theatre, culture and temperance reform in nineteenth-century America, Cambridge, . : Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521817781. On April 22, 1852, the National was "entirely destroyed by fire. The National burned down on March 24, 1863. Its remaining "stage fixtures, to a considerable extent, had been removed to the new Tremont Theatre upon the opening of that house in the early part of 1863.

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John Houchin explores the impact of censorship in twentieth-century American theatre. He argues that theatrical censorship coincides with significant challenges to religious, political and cultural traditions. Along with the well-known instance of the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1950s, other almost equally influential events shaped the course of the American stage during the century.

John Frick examines the role of temperance drama in the overall scheme of American nineteenth-century theatre, using examples from mainstream productions and amateur theatricals. Nineteenth-century America witnessed a major movement against alcohol consumption when the temperance cause became one of national concern. As part of the temperance movement, a new genre of theatrical literature and performance developed, professional as well as amateur, to help publicize its beliefs. Frick also compares the American genre to its British counterpart.