Volume 31, 2011

Table of Contents

Illustrations

p. ix
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In Memoriam: Vera Mowry Roberts (1913-2010)

pp. 1-2
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Class Act(resses): How Depression-Era Stage Actresses Utilized Conflicting Gender Ideals to Benefit Their Community

pp. 3-8
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Storytelling, Chiggers, and the Bible Belt: The Georgia Experiment as the Public Face of the Federal Theatre Project

pp. 9-26
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Shakespearean Celebrity in America: The Strange Performative Afterlife of George Frederick Cooke

pp. 27-50
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Burns Mantle and the American Theatregoing Public

pp. 51-66
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Weeki Wachee Girls and Buccaneer Boys: The Evolution of Mermaids, Gender, and "Man versus Nature" Tourism

pp. 67-89
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Julia Marlowe's Imogen: Modern Identity, Victorian Style

pp. 90-117
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Book Reviews

Slavery and Sentiment on the American Stage, 1781-1861: Lifting the Veil of Black (review)

pp. 119-122
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Acting Wilde: Victorian Sexuality, Theatre, and Oscar Wilde (review)

pp. 122-125
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Highbrow/Lowdown: Theater, Jazz, and the Making of the New Middle Class (review)

pp. 125-128
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Shakespeare and the American Musical (review)

pp. 128-131
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Albee in Performance, and: Edward Albee (The Later Plays) (review)

pp. 131-134
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Women Writers of the Provincetown Players (review)

pp. 135-137
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Women Playing Men: Yue Opera and Social Change in Twentieth-Century Shanghai (review)

pp. 137-140
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Sheldon Cheney's "Theatre Arts Magazine": Promoting a Modern American Theatre, 1916-1921 (review)

pp. 140-142
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The Hanlon Brothers: From Daredevil Acrobatics to Spectacle Pantomime, 1833-1931 (review)

pp. 143-144
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Theatrical Nation: Jews and Other Outlandish Englishmen in Georgian Britain (review)

pp. 145-148
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From Winning the Vote to Directing on Broadway: The Emergence of Women on the New York Stage, 1880-1927 (review)

pp. 148-150
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The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture (review)

pp. 150-152
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Irish Theatre in America: Essays on Irish Theatrical Diaspora (review)

pp. 153-155
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Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States (review)

pp. 155-158
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Molière, the French Revolution, and the Theatrical Afterlife (review)

pp. 158-160
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When Broadway Was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture (review)

pp. 160-163
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Theatre and Identity in Imperial Russia (review)

pp. 163-165
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Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance (review)

pp. 165-168
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The Strangeness of Tragedy (review)

pp. 168-170
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Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity (review)

pp. 170-173
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The Process of Dramaturgy: A Handbook (review)

pp. 173-174
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Books Received

Books Received

p. 175
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 177-178
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