Table of contents for The Bard in the bluegrass : two centuries of Shakespearean performance in Lexington, Kentucky / Kevin Lane Dearinger.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments vii
Preface 1
Introduction 3
1. Theatrical Life in Lexington 5
2. The Plays 00
3. The Problem of Respectability; Readings and Lectures 00
4. Pioneer Performers in the West: "With Shakespear for
Our Guide" (1810-1832) 00
5. The Antebellum Actors: "A Taste for Drama" (1832-1860) 00
6. Actors and the Civil War: "A Steady Patronage Upon the
Drama" (1860-1864) 00
7. Finding a New Identity: "A Succession of Stars"( 1865-1886) 00
8. Marie Prescott: "Hard Work and Conscientious Devotion" 00
9. Thomas Keene: "Never Wholly Uninteresting" 00
10. Charles B. Hanford: "Glory Is All Good Enough in Its Way" 00
11. Julia Marlowe: "Strenuously Studied" 00
12. "The Best One Night Stand in America" (1887-1900) 00
13. A New Century and New Ideas (1900-1927) 00
14. The Decline of the Shakespearean Touring Companies 00
15. Final Thoughts 00
Appendix A: Chronology of Shakespeare in Lexington, Kentucky 000
Appendix B: Marie Prescott and R.D. MacLean Touring Itinerary,
1888-1889 000
Appendix C: Charles B. Hanford Touring Itinerary, 1892-1893 000
Chapter Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Theater -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- History.