Acts of Manhood : The Performance of Masculinity on the American Stage, 1828-1865, Hardback Book

Acts of Manhood : The Performance of Masculinity on the American Stage, 1828-1865 Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History series

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Exploring the performance of masculinity on and off the nineteenth-century American stage, this book looks at the shift from the passionate muscularity to intellectual restraint as not a linear journey toward national refinement; but a multitude of masculinities fighting simultaneously for dominance and recognition.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 251 pages, 11 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 251 p. 11 illus.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9780230340459

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