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

Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov

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Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War
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Acting in the night
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Macbeth and the places of the Civil War
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Alexander Nemerov
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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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non fiction
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Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov
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Acting in the night : Macbeth and the places of the Civil War, Alexander Nemerov
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pp5nj
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-283) and index
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online resource
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cr
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mixed
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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
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1 online resource (299 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780520947443
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rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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