The Man Who Was Rip Van Winkle

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Benjamin McArthur | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300122322
ISBN 13 : 9780300122329

The most beloved American comedic actor of the nineteenth century, Joseph Jefferson made his name as Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle. In this book, a compelling blend of biogr..

Realizations

Pub Date : 2014-07-14 | Author : Martin Meisel | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400856091
ISBN 13 : 1400856094

In this richly illustrated study of the relationship of art, drama, and fiction in the nineteenth century, Martin Meisel illuminates the collaboration between storytelling and pict..

Raising Cain

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : William T. Lhamon | Publisher : Editions Kargo

ISBN 10 : 9782841620807
ISBN 13 : 2841620808

1820, marché Sainte-Catherine, New York: prés du port, des " nègres " dansent pour gagner quelques anguilles. À l'origine monnaie d'échange, ces danses deviennent une marque c..

Leisure In The Industrial Revolution

Pub Date : 2016-07-01 | Author : Hugh Cunningham | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317268734
ISBN 13 : 1317268733

First published in 1980. This book is a study of what different classes of society understood by leisure and how they enjoyed it. It argues that many of the assumptions which have ..

Popular Theatres Of Nineteenth Century France

Pub Date : 2003-09-02 | Author : John McCormick | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134880010
ISBN 13 : 1134880014

This is the only book to provide an account of how popular theatre developed from the fairground booths of the eighteenth century to become a vehicle of mass entertainment in the f..

Time Work And Leisure

Pub Date : 2016-05-16 | Author : Hugh Cunningham | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781526112293
ISBN 13 : 1526112299

This book traces the history of the relationship between work and leisure, from the 'leisure preference' of male workers in the eighteenth century, through the increase in working ..