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The Villainous Stage

Crime Plays on Broadway and in the West End

The Villainous Stage( )
Author: Lachman, Marvin
ISBN:978-0-7864-9534-4
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Covering productions from the 18th century to the 2013-2014 theatre season, this volume is the first history of crime plays according to subject matter. More than 20 categories are identified, including whodunits, comic mysteries, courtroom dramas, musicals, crook plays, social issues, Sherlock Holmes, and Agatha Christie. Nearly 900 plays are described, including the reactions of critics and audiences.

Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Literary Criticism / Drama
Performing Arts / Theater / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.528 Inches
Book Weight:0.788 Pounds



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