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Twenty contemporary one-act plays (American)

by Shay, Frank

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Published by Stewart Kidd Company in Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOne-act plays.
    StatementSelected and edited by Frank Shay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS634 .S5 1922a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 5-630 p.
    Number of Pages630
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6654137M
    LC Control Number23007948
    OCLC/WorldCa1882326

    A Note to the Teacher Mr. Tucker, the original editor of this collection, wrote in his Introduction: "Probably no one will be altogether satisfied with the choice of plays in this volume. No doubt, the ideal selection would be twenty-five plays by the twenty-five greatest dramatists of the contemporary theatre.   Contemporary One-Act Plays Contents: Introduction -- The twelve-pound look / Sir James M. Barrie -- Tradition / George Middleton -- The exchange / Althea Thurston -- Sam Average / Percy Mackaye -- Hyacinth Halvey / Lady Augusta Gregory -- The gazing globe / Eugene Pillot -- The boor / Anton Tchekov -- The last straw / Bosworth Crocker.

    One-act plays for stage and study, sixth series; twenty-one contemporary plays never before published in book form. Books shelved as plays-and-drama: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Nig.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays by Pierre Loving and Frank Shay - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.   The Paperback of the Twenty-Four Favorite One-Act Plays by Bennett Cerf at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Crown Publishing Group.


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