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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)
, according to Ireland,2 was remarkable in the history of the New York stage, since it witnessed the first attempt to establish Italian opera with a fully organized company, the beginning of Hackett's career as a comedian, and the combination of Placide, Hilson, Barnes, and Miss Kelly in comedy at the Park Theatre. Most important, this year marked the real beginning of Edwin Forrest's career, both in Philadelphia and in New York. The very prominence of New York and its proximity to Europe, 7) contain Yankee characters, it was not till The forest Rose, by Samuel Woodworth, was placed on the stage in 1825 that a Yankee character was developed which permanently held the boards. The part of Jonathan Plowboy was played afterward by Henry Placide, G. H. Hill, Joshua Silsbee, and others. In the preface Woodworth, S., The forest Rose, Boston, 1854. For Woodworth, see also Book II, Chaps. v and VI. to the play it is stated that Silsbee played Jonathan for over one hundred consecut
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)
lenia, 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 n. Pioneers, the, 208, 293, 296, 297, 298, 299 Pirate, the, 297 Pizarro, 287 Placide, Henry, 221, 227 Plain man's Path-way to Heaven, The, 116 Plan of a proposed union between great Britain and the colonies, 138 Planting of the Apple Tree, the, 271 Plato, 193, 352, 360 Players of a century, 231 n. Pleasures of the imagination, 165 Plotinus, 266, 360 Plutarch, 93 Pocahontas, 17 Pocahontas, 225 Pocahontas or the settlers of Virginia, 221, 225 Poe, Edgar Allan, 181, 261, 266, 273, 275, 280, 313, 324 Poems (Bryant), 260 n., 269 n., 270 n., 271