Additional Resources for The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry

Philip Barry
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Brown, John Mason. "The American Barry," mStillSeeing Things, McGraw-Hill, 1950, pp. 30-7.

Brown includes reminiscences of Barry.

Gross, Robert F. "Servants of Three Masters: Realism, Idealism, and 'Hokum' in American High Comedy," in Realism and the American Dramatic Tradition, edited by William W. Demastes, University of Alabama Press, 1996, pp. 71-90.

Contends that scholars have overlooked the realism of American high comedy and have focused too much upon drama and social realism at the expense of American comedy.

Meredith, George. Essay on Comedy, Chapman and Hall, 1877, 99 p.

British poet and novelist George Meredith was also known as a literary critic. His Essay on Comedy was one of the most influential critical texts on high comedy during the late nineteenth century and continued to influence critics and writers during the first decades of the twentieth century.

Wolfe, Thomas. Of Time and the River, C. Scribner's, 1935, 892 p.

Wolfe attended the infamous 47 Workshop...

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