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Portrayals of Americans on the World Stage: Critical Essays Kevin J. Wetmore Jr.

Portrayals of Americans on the World Stage: Critical Essays

Kevin J. Wetmore Jr.

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781306299510
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252 pages
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This collection of 14 essays explores drama from around the world that depicts the United States and Americans. From eighteenth century German dramas about Native Americans through post-Revolutionary War British plays, to the theaters of contemporaryMoreThis collection of 14 essays explores drama from around the world that depicts the United States and Americans. From eighteenth century German dramas about Native Americans through post-Revolutionary War British plays, to the theaters of contemporary Japan, Mexico, Serbia, Ireland, Ghana and other nations, the contributors consider conflicting representations of Americans. Often critical, sometimes flattering, and occasionally insulting, these various international views highlight perceptions of America abroad and how they influence the worlds stages.