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Meserve, Walter J.

Overview
Works: 76 works in 304 publications in 3 languages and 9,005 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Comedy plays  Satirical literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: PZ3.H84, 813.4
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Most widely held works by Walter J Meserve
America's lost plays by Dion Boucicault( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline history of American drama by Walter J Meserve( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text outlines the major trends in American drama from its beginnings in the 17th century to the 1990s. Following the cultural history of the nation, the study provides an evaluation of the drama set against movements in the American theatre and its developing dramatic criticism
An emerging entertainment : the drama of the American people to 1828 by Walter J Meserve( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern drama from Communist China by Walter J Meserve( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert E. Sherwood; reluctant moralist by Walter J Meserve( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1971 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skeptical portrait of American business life and its perils, celebrating not the rise but the loss of fortune that makes possible the hero’s recovery of his integrity and happiness
American drama to 1900 : a guide to information sources by Walter J Meserve( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heralds of promise : the drama of the American people during the Age of Jackson, 1829-1849 by Walter J Meserve( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satiric comedies by Walter J Meserve( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern literature from China by Walter J Meserve( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On stage, America! : a selection of distinctly American plays( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussions of American drama by W. J Meserve( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronological outline of world theatre by Walter J Meserve( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merrill studies in Death of a salesman by Walter Joseph Meserve( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fateful lightning : America's Civil War plays( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussions of modern American drama by W. J Meserve( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Revels history of drama in English by Travis Bogard( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and Multiple languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When conscience trod the stage : American plays of social awareness( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American drama by Travis Bogard( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline history of American drama by Walter J Meserve( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heralds of promise : the drama of the American people during the Age of Jackson, 1829-1849
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Heralds of promise : the drama of the American people during the Age of Jackson, 1829-1849On stage, America! : a selection of distinctly American playsA chronological outline of world theatreFateful lightning : America's Civil War playsWhen conscience trod the stage : American plays of social awareness
Alternative Names
Meserve, Walter Joseph 1923-

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