The Most American Thing in America

The Most American Thing in America : Circuit Chautauqua as Performance

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The Most American Thing in America is the winner of the 2006 Barnard Hewitt Award for Excellence in Theatre History.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 134 photos, 3 drawings, 1 map
  • 1587295857
  • 9781587295850

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"Before radio and television transformed America, there was another medium of mass communication that broadcast live from coast to coast: Circuit Chautauqua. Canning tunes in on the remarkable variety of cultural performances that originated under the big tent of this nationally uplifting circus." - JOSEPH ROACH, author, Cities of the Dead: Circum-Atlantic Performance"show more

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