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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 247 pages of information about The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays.

THE HOUR GLASS:  A mystical play of wisdom and folly and the approach of death.

Macmillan.

CATHLEEN NI HOOLIHAN:  A moving dramatization of the compelling spirit of Love of Country.

Macmillan.

THE POT OF BROTH:  An ancient story, pleasantly dramatized, of a witty wanderer who plays to his advantage on the credulity, greed, and love of flattery of a sharp-tongued peasant woman.

Macmillan.

+William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory+

THE UNICORN FROM THE STARS:  A mystical play of a dreamer’s rough contacts with reality.

Stratford, 1904.

+Israel Zangwill+

THE WAR GOD:  Those who sacrifice others to the War God are themselves immolated on his altar.

Macmillan.

THE MELTING POT:  A serious play in which the tragic consequences of race prejudice are realizably and poignantly set forth.

Macmillan.

BOOKS ABOUT THE THEATRE, MARIONETTES AND CHILDREN’S PLAYS

+William Archer+

PLAY MAKING:  Small, Maynard and Co.

+Richard Burton+

HOW TO SEE A PLAY:  Macmillan.

+Percival Chubb and Others+

FESTIVALS AND PLAYS IN SCHOOLS AND ELSEWHERE:  Harper.

+Barrett Clark+

HOW TO PRODUCE AMATEUR PLAYS:  Little, Brown.

+Payne Collier (attributed)+

PUNCH AND JUDY:  London, 1828.

A history of the marionettes in England, illustrated by
Cruikshank.

+Clayton Hamilton+

STUDIES IN STAGECRAFT:  Holt.

THE THEORY OF THE THEATRE:  Holt.

+Helen Joseph+

A BOOK OF MARIONETTES:  Huebsch.

Beautifully illustrated history of the puppet-plays.

+Gertrude Johnson+

CHOOSING A PLAY:  Century Co.

+Ludwig Lewisohn+

THE MODERN DRAMA:  Huebsch.

The best criticism of naturalistic and neo-romantic drama today.

+Karl Mantzius+

HISTORY OF THEATRICAL ART IN ANCIENT AND MODERN TIMES:  Five volumes:  Louise von Sossell, translator.  Illustrated.  Lippincott.

+Roy Mitchell+

SHAKESPEARE FOR COMMUNITY PLATERS:  Dutton.

Illustrated with cuts of costume, properties, etc.

+Constance D’Arcy MacKaye+

COSTUMES AND SCENERY FOR AMATEURS; HOW TO PRODUCE CHILDREN’S
PLAYS:  Holt.  Illustrations and directions.

+Constance MacKay+

THE LITTLE THEATRE IN THE UNITED STATES:  Holt.

+Percy Mackaye+

THE COMMUNITY DRAMA:  Houghton Mifflin.  THE CIVIC THEATRE: 
Mitchell Kennerley.

+George Jean Nathan+

ANOTHER BOOK ON THE THEATRE:  Huebsch.

+Brander Matthews+

THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DRAMA:  Scribner’s.  A STUDY OF THE DRAMA: 
Houghton Mifflin.  A most helpful account.

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