Early American Drama (Penguin Classics)
- Publish Date: 1997-08-01
- Binding: Paperback
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This unique volume includes eight early dramas that mirror American literary, social, and cultural history: Royall TylersÂ The ContrastÂ (1789); William Dunlap'sAndreÂ (1798); James Nelson Barker'sÂ The Indian PrincessÂ (1808); Robert Montgomery Bird'sÂ The GladiatorÂ (1831); William Henry Smith'sÂ The Drunkard(1844); Anna Cora Mowatt'sÂ FashionÂ (1845); George Aiken'sÂ Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852); and Dion Boucicault'sÂ The OctoroonÂ (1859).
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700Â titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theÂ series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-dateÂ translations by award-winning translators.