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Nineteenth century American plays

seven plays including The black crook

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Published by Applause in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 511).

    Statementedited by Myron Matlaw.
    ContributionsMatlaw, Myron, 1924-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS632 .N563 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p. ;
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3956936M
    ISBN 101557834644
    LC Control Number2001087131
    OCLC/WorldCa47929179

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    From the s to the Civil War, Americans could be found putting each other into trances for fun and profit in parlors, on stage, and in medical consulting rooms. They were performing mesmerism. Surprisingly central to literature and culture of the period, mesmerism embraced a variety of phenomena, including mind control, spirit travel, and clairvoyance. Although it had been debunked by. The Nineteenth-Century American Background Information: This excerpt is from the book, The American Mind, by the distinguished historian Henry Steele Commager. In one realm the American was a conformist, and that was the realm of morals.


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