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Russian Culture and Theatrical Performance in America, 1891–1933

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Valleri J. Hohman
    Pages 1-10
  3. Valleri J. Hohman
    Pages 11-55
  4. Valleri J. Hohman
    Pages 57-100
  5. Valleri J. Hohman
    Pages 101-137
  6. Valleri J. Hohman
    Pages 139-145
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 147-209

About this book


Examining the work of impresarios, financiers, and the press as well as the artists themselves, Hohman demonstrates how a variety of Russian theatrical styles were introduced and incorporated into American theatre and dance during the beginning of the twentieth century.


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About the authors

VALLERI J. HOHMAN is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Bibliographic information


'Hohman writes engagingly, and recounts many fascinating episodes in the history of Russian performance in the U.S. during the period she covers.' -Anne Winestein, Ballet Russes Cultural Partnership with Boston University, The NEP Era: Soviet Russia 1921-1928