Federal Theatre, 1935-1939: Plays, Relief, and Politics Jane Dehart Mathews

ISBN: 9781400872176

Published: March 8th 2015

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Federal Theatre, 1935-1939: Plays, Relief, and Politics  by  Jane Dehart Mathews

Federal Theatre, 1935-1939: Plays, Relief, and Politics by Jane Dehart Mathews
March 8th 2015 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 364 pages | ISBN: 9781400872176 | 3.49 Mb

The WPA Theatre Project-conceived as a relief measure, a work program, and an artistic experiment-enjoyed a brief but lively existence. With skill and sensitivity Mrs. Mathews explores its turbulent history from its ambiguous origins in 1935 to itsMoreThe WPA Theatre Project-conceived as a relief measure, a work program, and an artistic experiment-enjoyed a brief but lively existence.

With skill and sensitivity Mrs. Mathews explores its turbulent history from its ambiguous origins in 1935 to its tragic demise in 1939. The book recreate: the atmosphere of the era, and conveys a vivid sense of the Joys, frustrations, and personal sacrifices undergone by those dedicated few who recognized the need for an American Peoples Theatre..

Mrs. Mathews also provides a detailed account of the Congressional hearings which occasioned the disbanding of the. Project, and a fascinating portrait of Hallie Flanagan, the Projects colorful National Director.Originally published in 1967.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.

The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.



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