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Author Cliff, Nigel.

Title The Shakespeare riots : revenge, drama, and death in nineteenth-century America / Nigel Cliff.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  792 CLIFF    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  974.71 CLIFF    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-296) and index.
Contents A Shakespearean ark -- The western star -- Rogues and vagabonds -- Boxing Mac and Hot Cross Bunn -- An American in London -- Cross currents -- The paper war -- The man in the box -- Of men and sheep -- A night at the opera, and another in hell -- America rules England tonight! -- Exit, pursued by a B'hoy.
Subject Astor Place Riot, New York, N.Y., 1849.
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872.
Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780345486943 alkaline paper
0345486943 hardcover alkaline paper
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