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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism Databases

Nineteenth Century Resources

Notable Plays

Melodrama (19th century)

  • George L. Aiken – Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Augustin Daly – Under the Gaslight
  • David Belasco – Madame Butterfly, The Girl of the Golden West
  • Dion Boucicault – The Octoroon, The Shaughrawn, The Poor of New York
  • August von Kotzebue – Misanthropy and Repentance, The Indians in England
  • René Charles Guilbert de Pixerécourt – The Dog of Montargis
  • Bronson Howard – Shenandoah
  • Ira Aldridge – The Black Doctor
  • Louisa Medina – Ernest Maltravers
  • William Wells Brown – The Escape or a Leap for Freedom