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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
hman left the Madison Square Theatre and opened his Lyceum (in May, 1885), and after his brother Charles (1860-1915) had opened the Empire Theatre (in January, 1893), with estimable stock companies, it became evident that two new elements confronted the American theatregoers. First, the interest in the play was largely centred in the personality of the player. Julia Marlowe, Edward H. Sothern, Otis Skinner, William Faversham, Henry Miller, Margaret Anglin, Maude Adams, James K. Hackett, Viola Allen,—all and many more came into prominence through the adoption of the star system—a system which was more firmly believed in by Charles Frohman than by his brother Daniel. But both of them began thus early to monopolize certain English dramatists, tying them up in futures, as Pinero was tied, and as, later, the English playwrights J. M. Barrie, Jones, Carton, Marshall, Davies, and their generation were signed up by Charles Frohman on his yearly trips to London for material. The theatre wa
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
. Bronson, 403, 404, 415, 525, 527, 528, 529, 532 Alcott, Louisa M., 404 Alden, H. M., 309, 312 Aldrich, T. B., 5, 7, 31, 34-38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 86, 267, 307, 419, 581 Alemannische Gedichte, 585 Alexandria (Theological Seminary), 219 Alfieri, 450, 460 Alice of Old Vincennes, 91 Aliens, 420 Allen, A. V. G., 220, 222 Allen, Ethan, 66 Allen, F. DeF., 462, 464 Allen, F. Sturges, 478 Allen, Henry T., 166 Allen, James Lane, 91, 95 Allen, Joseph Henry, 463, 464 Allen, Viola, 279 Allen, Wm. Francis, 463 Allibone's Dictionary, 189 Allison, Burgess, 476 Allston, Washington, 487 Alpine Roses, 278 Alsop, Richard, 446, 539 Alta-California, 5 Altar of the dead, the, 104 Ambassadors, the, 97, 106 Amberg, Gustav, 588 America, 495 American, the (Henry James), 97, 99 American annals of education, the, 403, 404 American Archives, 175 American Catholic historical researches, 143 American Church history, 211 American claimant, the, 14