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Dion Boucicault A Biography by Richard Fawkes

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Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9423905M
ISBN 100704334062
ISBN 109780704334069
OCLC/WorldCa6043451

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The Dion Boucicault Theatre Collection. Born in Dublin, Boucicault was the most prominent playwright on the world stage during the years and was also an accomplished director, actor, and theatrical manager. He is best known for his three 'major' Irish plays—The Colleen Bawn (), Arrah-na-Pogue (), and The Shaughraun (). In The Octoroon--the most controversial play of his career--Boucicault addresses the sensitive topic of race and slavery. George Peyton inherits a plantation, and falls in love with an octoroon--a person one-eighth African American, and thus, in Louisiana, legally a slave/5(7). Dion Boucicault is the author of The Octoroon ( avg rating, ratings, 33 reviews, published ), The Shaughraun [An Original Drama in Three Acts /5.   Dion Boucicault: Irish Identity on Stage Deirdre McFeely presents the first book-length critical study of Dion Boucicault, placing his Irish plays in the context of his overall career. The book undertakes a detailed examination of the reception of the plays in Brand: shaban aziz.

The Octoroon Summary & Study Guide SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “The Octoroon” by Dion Boucicault includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 5 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of.   The Octoroon is a play by Dion Boucicault that opened in at The Winter Garden Theatre, New York City. Extremely popular, the play was kept running continuously for years by seven road companies. Among antebellum melodramas, it was considered second in popularity only to Uncle Tom's Cabin ().Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. M'Closky. Ask the color in your face: d'ye think I can't read you, like a book? With your New England hypocrisy, you would persuade yourself that it was this family alone you cared for; it ain't--you know it ain't--'tis the "Octoroon"; and you love her as I do; and, you hate me because I'm your rival--that's where the tears come from, Salem Scudder, if you ever shed any--that's where the shoe. The Octoroon Dion Boucicault. Literature/Poetry; So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. Boucicault's drama provided nineteenth-century audiences with a compelling analysis of the ill effects of slavery, /5().

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