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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 2: the early drama, 1756-1860 (search)
was George Henry Boker. His first play, Calaynos, is a tragedy based on the hatred of the Spaniards for the Moors. Previous to its performance in Philadelphia in 1851, it had a long run at the Sadlers Wells Theatre in London in 1849, where Samuel Phelps played Calaynos and G. K. Dickenson, Oliver. Calaynos, Lond. ed., n.d., p. 8. His second tragedy, Leonor de Guzman, produced in 1853, was also laid in Spain and is concerned with the revenge of the injured Queen, Maria of Portugal. His Paul and Alexis, were vastly popular. Most important in this class was the genesis of Rip Van Winkle. As early as 26 May, 1828, Thomas Flynn seems to have played a version of Rip Van Winkle in Albany. It was written by an native of Albany. Phelps, H. S., Players of a century, Albany, 1880. In October, 1829, there was produced in Philadelphia Durang, Second Series, Chap. L. a version written in whole or part by John Kerr, in which W. Chapman and later J. H. Hackett played Rip Van Winkl
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
l, 25 Penn, Richard, 98 Penn, Thomas, 98 Penn, William, 5, 18 Pennsylvania chronicle, the, 19 Pennsylvania gazette, the, 95, 115, 16, 119, 215 n. Pennsylvania journal, the, 119, 217 Pennsylvania magazine, the, 123 Pennsylvania packet, the, 136 People's lawyer, the, 228 Percival, James Gates, 262, 279 Percy, Bishop, Thomas, 177 Pestalozzi, 337 Peter Pindar, 171, 175, 182 Peters, Hugh, 4, 45 Peters, Rev., Richard, 82 n. Phelps, H. S., 231 n. Phelps, Samuel, 223 Philadelphia as it Is, 229 Philadelphiad, 175 Philadelphiensis, 175 Philenia, 178 Philosophic solitude, or the choice of a rural life, 162 Philothea, 320 Physiocrats, 107 Piazza tales, the, 323 Picture of New York, 237 Pictures of Columbus, 181 Pierre, 323 Pierrepont, Sarah, 58 Pietas et Gratulatio, etc., 168 Pike, Albert, 319 Pilot, the, 297, 300 Pinkerton, John, 205 Pioneer, consisting of essays, literary, moral and theological, the, 234