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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)
arch, 1897) and Langdon Mitchell with his Becky sharp likewise came into the theatre fold. Many American writers rushed in because it was a lucrative venture when successful; and coming in thus crudely and without preparation, they learned their technique at the expense of a theatre-going public. It is a nondescript position taken by the novelist in his attitude towards the theatre. Rex Beach has had his novels turned into plays by others, and has written moving-picture scenarios. Alice Hegan Rice met with as great success in the dramatization of Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage patch (3 September, 1904) as she did when the story ran into its million circulation as a book. Mrs. Kate Douglas Wiggin Riggs has tried time and time again to enter the magic realm, and did so with Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Republic Theatre, 3 October, 1900). But the literary life of America has never, thus far, considered the theatre as anything more than a by-product of the novelist's art. Writers have, to
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)
es, 129 Republic of Republics, 351 Rescue of Greely, the, 169 Resources of the United States, 432 Resurgam, 37 Retrospection and introspection, 525 Return of Peter Grimm, the, 282 Reusz, P. J., 582 Revenue reform, 440 Reveries of a bachelor, 10, II, 12 Review, 333 Review of the debates in the Virginia legislature, 338 Review of the revenue system, 430 Rexford, E. E., 514 Rhett, 327 Rhodes, Cecil, 13 Rhodes, James Ford, 193 n., 345 Ricardo, 43 Rice, Alice Hegan, 288 Rice, Allen T., 302 Richard, 589 Richard Carvel, 91, 287 Richard Henry Dana, a biography, 198 Richard savage, 280 Richardson, Abby S., 280 Richardson, Samuel, 105, 538 Richter, Fernande, 581 Ride of Billy Venero, the, 514 Ride of Paul Venarez, 514 Rider of Dreams, the, 267 Riders of the stars, 161 Ride with Kit Carson through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains, A, 150 Riedesel, Baroness von, 577 Rien on Moi, 596 Rigdon, Sidney, 520