Early American Drama

This specific quantity contains 8 early dramas that reflect American literary, social, and cultural historical past: Royall Tylers The Contrast (1789); William Dunlap'sAndre (1798); James Nelson Barker's The Indian Princess (1808); Robert Montgomery Bird's The Gladiator (1831); William Henry Smith's The Drunkard(1844); Anna Cora Mowatt's Fashion (1845); George Aiken's Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852); and Dion Boucicault's The Octoroon (1859).

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After a while I ventured to ask him if he gave us his support. “ Of course,” he replied. “ Pm against tyranny. ” “ Where else? Listen carefully. ’ ” At first I liked the reply. I took the bravado of it as a pledge of faith and courage. Afterward, for some reason I don’t understand, I wasn’t so sure. “ But at least the reply is affirmative,” I said to myself. ” The government must have taken the uproarious per­ formances at the Politeama seriously, because one eve­ ning the police arrested the manager, the director, and the actors, and closed down the theater.

On the first night, the Politeama was nearly sold out. I remember clearly that when the play began I had a few minutes’ suspense, in which I said to myself: “ This could still be either a triumph or a flop. ” And in fact I didn’t have to wait long. I won’t say I thought the play was bad. Without denying that it’s rich in lofty epic moments, I felt it was less a tragedy than a dramatic poem, very literary no doubt, and quite boring. The hero’s situation certainly provoked anxiety, but the plot loses momentum when the author unexpectedly in­ serts a love story, which is as unbelievable as it is stupid.

When he was finally going to make a move, two yel­ lowish blue lights appeared in the upper half of the mouth of the tunnel. He thought they were fog head­ lights. Oval-shaped lights, like the eyes of an enormous cat. He suddenly noticed, not without concern, that the lights moved, advanced, very slowly. ” which was suddenly going to speed up and run him over. He remained ready and, at the right A RUSSIAN D O L L ♦ 23 moment, would jump to one side and pull twice on the rope. He had time, also, to see how a very long animal slid out of the tunnel, an enormous blue caterpillar that diligently, but without any hurry, devoured, one by one, Monsieur Cazalis, the zoologist, the botanist.

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