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Title Stages of engagement : U.S. theatre and performance from 1898-1949 / Joshua E. Polster.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 21, 2015).
Subject Theater and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Social problems in literature.
Politics in literature.
United States.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Colonialism -- 1. Setting the Stage: Performing War and Empire for the New US Century -- pt. II Religion, Race, and Ethnicity -- 2. Pan-American Exposition and Tragedy Onstage -- Critical Perspective -- Owning Up: Controlling and Defining Jewish Identity on the Early Twentieth-Century American Stage / Stuart J. Hecht -- pt. III Gender and Sexuality -- 3. Gendered Spaces: Law and Justice in Susan Glaspell's Trifles -- Critical Perspective -- Sex on Broadway: Mae West and the Wales Padlock Law / Susan C.W. Abbotson -- pt. IV Economic Systems and Systems of Government -- 4. New Approach to Revolution: Artef and Hirsch Leckert in the Third Period -- Critical Perspective -- The Theatre of War: The Rise of Fascism and Diversionary, Anti-War, and Interventionist Theatre / James Fisher -- 5. Salesman and the 1930s Theatres of Social Protest.
Other Title Print version: Polster, Joshua. Stages of Engagement : U.S. Theatre and Performance 1898-1949. : Taylor and Francis, ©2015