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The Resource Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov, (electronic resource)

Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov, (electronic resource)

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Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War
Title
Acting in the night
Title remainder
Macbeth and the places of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Nemerov
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What can the performance of a single play on one specific night tell us about the world this event inhabited so briefly? Alexander Nemerov takes a performance of Macbeth in Washington, DC on October 17, 1863--with Abraham Lincoln in attendance--to explore this question and illuminate American art, politics, technology, and life as it was being lived. Nemerov's inspiration is Wallace Stevens and his poem "Anecdote of the Jar," in which a single object organizes the wilderness around it in the consciousness of the poet. For Nemerov, that evening's performance of Macbeth reached across the tragedy
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Nemerov, Alexander
Dewey number
792.0973/09034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • United States
  • United States
  • Theater and society
  • Theater
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Virginia
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Virginia
Label
Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Ahmanson-Murphy fine arts imprint."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Introduction: a drop that dyes the seas -- A stone's throw : Charlotte Cushman -- The flame of place : Abraham Lincoln -- The glass case : interior life in Washington, D.C. -- Acoustic shadows : the Battle of Bristoe Station -- Center of echoes : Castle Murray, Fauquier County, Virginia -- Ghosts : the death of Colonel Thomas Ruffin, October 17, 1863 -- Sound and fury : nature in Virginia
Control code
ocn707080413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283277280
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707080413
Label
Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Ahmanson-Murphy fine arts imprint."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Introduction: a drop that dyes the seas -- A stone's throw : Charlotte Cushman -- The flame of place : Abraham Lincoln -- The glass case : interior life in Washington, D.C. -- Acoustic shadows : the Battle of Bristoe Station -- Center of echoes : Castle Murray, Fauquier County, Virginia -- Ghosts : the death of Colonel Thomas Ruffin, October 17, 1863 -- Sound and fury : nature in Virginia
Control code
ocn707080413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283277280
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707080413

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