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American and British Theatrical Biographies: An Index, Volume 1: A-K , Volume 2: L-Z,9780810882386
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American and British Theatrical Biographies: An Index, Volume 1: A-K , Volume 2: L-Z

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780810882386

ISBN10:
0810882388
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/2/2012
Publisher(s):
Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc

Summary

In 1979, Scarecrow published J.P. Wearing "s American and British Theatrical Biography: A Directory, which enabled users to quickly locate biographical information about figures ”both major and minor ”who are or were connected with the American and British theatre. In American and British Theatrical Biographies: An Index, Wearing has revised and extensively expanded the previous work. Intended as a ready reference tool, this edition includes more than 130 sources comprising well over 500 volumes that have been surveyed and indexed, providing information on more than 90,000 individuals from the earliest times to the present day. For each person listed in the index, the following information is provided where available: Name (with cross-references to stage names, pseudonyms, etc.) Birth and Death Date Nationality Theatrical Occupation(s) Codes to sources containing more extensive biographical information While the focus of the index is on American and British figures working in live theatre before paying audiences, Sforeign personalities are also included when the sources surveyed make some mention of their contribution to the American or British theatre. The index also embraces the spheres of ballet, opera, music, circus, and music-halls.This comprehensive index will be a useful source for scholars, theatrical personnel, theatre students, librarians, writers, and theatre historians.


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