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Class Divisions on the Broadway Stage : The Staging and Taming of the I.W.W.

By: Schwartz, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (209 p.).ISBN: 9781137353054.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Class Divisions on the Broadway Stage : The Staging and Taming of the I.W.W.LOC classification: PS338.I58 | S393 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents .; Acknowledgments .; 1. To Stop the World: The Most Stupendous Impossibles .; 2. Where Do I Get Off? The Wobblies I.W.W. Spurn The Hairy Ape .; 3. No Kick Coming: The Romantic Wobbly of Sidney Howard's They Knew What They Wanted .; 4. Jazzing the Wobblies: John Howard Lawson's Processional .; 5. Dead Hand of the Dead: Anderson and Hickerson's Gods of the Lightning .; 6. "We Even Sing 'em in Jap and Chink": Upton Sinclair's Workers' Theatre Contribution .; 7. You I-Won't-Work Harp: I.W.W. Elegy in The Iceman Cometh .; 8. Postscript: Not Time Yet .
Notes .Works Cited .; Index
Summary: <p >Examining twenty-five years of theatre history, this book covers the major plays that feature representations of the Industrial Workers of the World. American class movement and class divisions have long been reflected on the Broadway stage and here Michael Schwartz presents a fresh look at the conflict between labor and capital.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents .; Acknowledgments .; 1. To Stop the World: The Most Stupendous Impossibles .; 2. Where Do I Get Off? The Wobblies I.W.W. Spurn The Hairy Ape .; 3. No Kick Coming: The Romantic Wobbly of Sidney Howard's They Knew What They Wanted .; 4. Jazzing the Wobblies: John Howard Lawson's Processional .; 5. Dead Hand of the Dead: Anderson and Hickerson's Gods of the Lightning .; 6. "We Even Sing 'em in Jap and Chink": Upton Sinclair's Workers' Theatre Contribution .; 7. You I-Won't-Work Harp: I.W.W. Elegy in The Iceman Cometh .; 8. Postscript: Not Time Yet .

Notes .Works Cited .; Index

<p >Examining twenty-five years of theatre history, this book covers the major plays that feature representations of the Industrial Workers of the World. American class movement and class divisions have long been reflected on the Broadway stage and here Michael Schwartz presents a fresh look at the conflict between labor and capital.

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Michael Schwartz is Temporary Assistant Professor of Theatre at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA.

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