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Index

Abd el-Malik, 155–57, 161, 186

Adams, John, 89, 121

Adams, Samuel, 105

Addison, Joseph,

   Cato, 14, 60, 86, 127, 151, 253, 254, 270, 296

African, stage type, 8, 9, 24–25, 25–27, 49, 50–51, 70–71, 100, 176, 198, 214, 215, 218–25, 227–28, 235, 249, 270–75

African Americans, 26–27, 71–74, 225–26, 249, 269–70, 314

   In theatre, 217, 224, 236, 265. See also African Theatre; Hewlett, James

African Burial Ground, 225

African Company. See African Theatre

African Theatre (N.Y., founded c. 1801), 211–12, 236

African Theatre (N.Y., founded 1821), 71–74, 76, 82, 212–13, 236

Africanism, 214, 216, 230

Ahmed el-Mansur, 155, 156, 157

Aickin, Francis, 158

Aiken, George

   Uncle Tom’s Cabin, 31, 229

Alexandria (Va.) theatre, 262

Alien and Sedition Acts, 128, 135

American Company of Comedians, 89, 148, 192. See also Old American Company

American Heroine, The (various productions), 286

American identity, 16, 244, 246, 257

Anderson, Benedict, 5

André, John, 100, 124, 290

Arnold, Benedict, 124, 126, 134

Arnould, Jean-François

   Death of Captain Cook, The, 266

   Fôret Noire, La, 275, 278

Audin, Anthony, 289


Bacon’s Rebellion, 118

Barker, James Nelson, 169, 203, 314

   Indian Princess, The, 9, 169–73, 176, 194–95, 203–8, 236, 267, 277, 288

Barker, John, 169

Barthelemy, Anthony, 154

Barton, Andrew. See Forrest, Thomas

Bastille, fall of, 81

Battle of Brooklyn, The, 25, 37, 56

Bayezid I, 146

Bear and the Cub, The, 20

Beattie’s Ford, N. C., 67

Beaumont, Francis

   Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, 279

Beebe, Abner, 111

Beete, John, 288

   Man of the Times, The, 30, 264, 288

Behn, Aphra, 40

   Round-heads, The, 149

   Rover, The, 118

   Widow Ranter, The, 75, 118, 173

Bernard, John, 307, 310

Bickerstaff, Isaac, 252, 263

   Love in a Village, 279

   Love in the City. See Romp, The

   Padlock, The, 9, 26, 70, 71, 217, 270

   Romp, The, 217, 227, 271, 274

   Spoiled Child, The, 74, 271

   Sultan, The, 154, 267

   Thomas and Sally, 279, 283, 315

Bignall, Ann West, 261, 262, 289, 292

Bignall, Harriet West, 274

Bignall, Isaac, 262, 274, 278, 284, 292

Bignall, John, 259, 261

Blakey, Michael, 225

Blockheads, The, 13

Boston Theatre Company, 307, 308

Boucicault, Dion, 93, 188

   Octoroon, The, 232

Bourgeois, Maurice, 189

Brackenridge, Hugh Henry, 10, 37, 58, 129

   Death of Montgomery, The, 124

Bradshaw, Mrs., 74

Bray, John, 169

British, stage types, 279. See also Scot, stage type

British identity, 18, 189

British military theatre, 148

Brooke, Frances

   Rosina, 29, 173, 190, 215, 276, 278, 279, 280–81

Brooke, Henry

   Gustavus Vasa, 253–54

Brown, Charles Brockden, 136, 243

   Edgar Huntly, 166

   Ormond, 11, 242–43, 243–58, 314

Brown, John

   Barbarossa; or, The Fall of the Tyrant of Algiers, 266

Brown, Richard Maxwell, 111

Brown, William Alexander, 212

   King Shotaway, 212

Brown, William Hill

   West Point Preserved, 128, 290

Burgoyne, John, 148, 149–50, 299

Burk, John Daly, 201, 202

   Bunker-Hill, or The Death of General Warren, 85–86, 88, 99, 104, 124, 264, 288–89

   Female Patriotism, 75

Burroughs, Stephen, 7, 245

Burton, Jonathan, 156

Byrd, William, II, 20


Calhoon, Robert, 110

Calvinism, in drama, 20, 52, 53

Canary, Robert, 125

Carey, Henry

   Honest Yorkshire Man, The, 247

Carey, Mathew, 89, 202

Carlson, David, 39

Centlivre, Susanna, 21, 252

Cervantes, Miguel de, 26

Chalmers, James, 294

Chardin, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon, 45

Charlestown Academy (N.H.), 299

Cheer, Margaret, 148

Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia), 250, 251

Chrysostom, John, 30

Churchill, Charles

   “The Rosciad,”, 306–7, 311

Cibber, Colley, 252

   Provoked Husband, The, 279

Coad, Oral, 228

Colman, George, Jr., 252

   Africans, The, 217

   Blue-Beard, 145

   Inkle and Yarico, 8, 9, 173–77, 180, 182, 184, 217, 227, 236, 252, 271, 275, 286

   Mountaineers, The, 264, 266–67, 276, 278

Colman, George, Sr., 188, 252

committees of safety, 45, 105–23, 243

Constitution, American, celebration of, 80

Continental Association, 105, 108

Continental Congress, 19, 105, 113, 114, 148, 150

Conway, Moncure, 30

Cooper, Anthony Ashley, Earl of Shaftesbury, 132

Cooper, Thomas Abthorpe, 129, 212, 291, 307, 309–10

Copeland, Mr., 273

Cornwallis, Charles, Lord, 67

Corry, Miss, 293–94

Covent Garden (Theatre Royal, London), 74, 75

Cowpens (S. C.), Battle of, 67

Crain, Caleb, 133

Crèvecoeur, Michel Guillaume Jean de (J. Hector St. John de), 9, 10, 38, 55, 105, 109, 138

   “History of Mrs. B., The,” 48

   “Landscapes,” 38–40, 40–41, 43–59, 50–51, 64, 71, 106, 111, 112–14, 120, 122–23, 235

   Letters from an American Farmer, 38–39, 41–43, 45, 49, 54, 55, 58, 95, 107, 114, 196

Crockett, Davy, 234

Cromwell, Oliver, 149

Cross, John C.

   Death of Captain Cook, The, 266

   Purse, The, 11, 264, 284–86, 315

cross-dressing, 75, 163, 164, 173, 184, 293–94

Cumberland, Richard, 3, 89, 93, 102, 197

   Jew, The, 162, 268

   West Indian, The, 3, 29, 75, 89–90, 92–99, 100–1, 102, 104, 105, 197, 201, 217, 252, 271, 276, 278


Darley, Ellen Westray, 307, 311, 312

Darley, John, 310

Davis, John, 171, 180

   Captain Smith and Princess Pocahontas, 170

   First Settlers of Virginia, The, 170

Davis, Peter, 19

Dawes, Rufus, 174

Death of Major André, The (various pantomimes), 264, 293

Death of Major André, and Arnold’s Treachery, or West Point Preserved, The, 290

Delpini, Carlo

   Don Juan, 71

Dennie, Joseph, 78, 83, 301

Dermot and Kathleen, 74

Dibdin, Charles

   Wapping Landlady, The, 284

   Waterman, The, 284

Dibdin, Thomas John

   Jew and the Doctor, The, 268, 269

Diderot, Denis, 45

Dimond, William

   Aethiop, The, 217

Dircks, Richard, 102

Dixon, Miss, 72

Douglass, David, 20, 148, 191, 192

Douglass, Frederick, 232

Downfall of Justice, The, 24–28, 48, 49, 51, 59, 71, 218, 220, 235

Dryden, John

   Don Sebastian, 155, 157–59, 162

   Indian Queen, The, 173

Dunlap, William, 3, 31, 78, 82, 85, 89, 128, 136, 138, 169, 172, 244, 251, 264, 294

   André, 10, 124–27, 128–38, 264, 290

   Darby’s Return, 63, 78–82, 83, 87, 126, 193

   Father, or American Shandyism, The, 78

   Glory of Columbia, Her Yeomanry!, The, 10, 125, 138, 193, 293

   History of the American Theatre, 81, 96

   Trip to Niagara, A, 193

   Yankee Chronology, 193

Durang, John, 63, 273


Easter Holidays; or, A Trip to Lindsay’s Gardens, 288

Elizabeth I, 155, 156, 168

El-Ksar el-Kebir, Battle of, 155, 157

Ellison, Julie, 132

erotics of power, 168, 180–87

ethnicity on stage, 8–11, 22–28, 70, 101, 190, 236, 265 See also under separate stage types (e.g., Irish)

Eyre, Edmund John

   Maid of Normandy, The, 275


Faery, Rebecca, 184

Falconi, Signior Joseph, 275

Famous Historye of the life and death of Captaine Thomas Stukeley, 157, 160

Farquhar, George, 21, 87

   Beaux’ Stratagem, The, 87, 279

   Recruiting Officer, The, 117

Fawcett, John

   Obi, or Three Fingered Jack, 212, 217

Federal Orrery, The, 285

Federal Street Theatre (Boston), 70, 86, 89, 102, 107, 300, 301, 308, 310

Fletcher, John

   Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, 279

Fliegelman, Jay, 126

Foote, Samuel, 40

   Lyar, The, 264

Forrest, Thomas

   Disappointment, The, 191–93, 247

Foster, Hannah Webster

   Coquette, The, 242, 304

Fox, Gilbert, 307

Foxe, John, 20

Francis, William, 74

Franklin, Benjamin, 7, 31, 246, 302

French, stage type, 33, 71, 275–76

Fried, Michael, 45

Friendly Club, 133, 135, 251


Gage, Thomas, 149

Gallagher, Kent, 198

Gannett, Deborah Sampson, 75, 256, 294

Garrick, David, 87, 89, 279, 300, 305, 306

   Catherine and Petruchio, 263

   Irish Widow, The, 190, 198, 207, 276

   Jubilee, The, 204

   Miss in Her Teens: or, the Medley of Lovers, 116, 117

Garrison, William Lloyd, 232

George III, 151, 247

Godwin, William

   Caleb Williams, 244

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 174

Goldsmith, Oliver, 98

   Good-Natur’d Man, The, 94

Goring, Paul, 191, 209

Green, Frances Willems, 262

Green, John William, 23–24, 67, 249, 262, 285, 287, 289, 291

Greuze, Jean-Baptiste, 45

Grimsted, David, 214

Grove Theatre (N.Y.), 202

Guilford Court House, N.C., 67


Habib, Imtiaz, 219

Hallam, W. Tuke, 137

Hallam, Lewis, Jr., 9, 33, 81, 89, 137, 148, 217, 220

Hallam, Lewis, Sr., 20

Hamilton, Marlborough, 278

Harris, Sharon, 96

Harris, Thomas, 66

Harvey, Karen, 66

Hatton, Ann Julia Kemble

   Tammany; or, The Indian Chief, 166

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 233

   Blithedale Romance, The, 242

   Scarlet Letter, The, 242

Haymarket Theatre (Boston), 86, 301, 306, 308

Henry, Ann Storer, 148, 167

Henry, John, 33, 61, 74, 81, 89, 148

Henslowe, Philip, 157

Hewlett, James, 72, 74, 76, 212–13, 235

Heywood, Thomas

   Faire Maid of the West, Part I, 157, 159, 160, 161

   Faire Maid of the West, Part II, 157, 160

Hill, Aaron

   Zara, 145–53, 161

Hill, George Handel, 229

Hoare, Prince

   No Song, No Supper, 264, 279, 281, 283

Hodge, Francis, 216–17, 229

Hodgkinson, John, 129, 137, 285, 290, 305

Holcroft, Thomas

   Deserted Daughter, 279

Home, John

   Douglas, 69, 279

homosociality, 130, 132, 134, 137, 171, 293

Howe, John, 7

Howe, William, 149

Hughes, Joseph, 293

Humphreys, David

   Widow of Malabar, The, 166–68, 172, 175, 181, 182, 251

Hutchinson, Thomas, 13, 37, 110, 111, 149


identity, 4, 6–8, 17–33, 74, 134, 138, 161

imitation, 21, 31, 91, 103–4, 246, 252, 258

imperialism, 184

Inchbald, Elizabeth, 252, 263

   Animal Magnetism, 264, 275

   Every One Has His Fault, 76

   Mogul Tale, The, 266, 267, 286, 315. See also Norfolk Cobler, The

Indians, 166. See also Native Americans and South Asians

Ioor, William, 4

   Independence, 4

Ireland, Owen, 44

Irish, stage type, 8, 33, 62, 65–66, 70, 71, 80, 93, 100–1, 186, 188–210, 275, 276–79, 280, 288

Irving, Washington, 144

   “Rip Van Winkle,” 21, 181

Islamic character. See Muslim, stage type

Italian, stage type, 275


Jean De Saintré, 275

Jefferson, Thomas, 211, 279

Jerningham, Edward, 174

Jew, stage type, 5, 8, 163, 191, 268–69

John Street Theatre (N.Y.), 29, 60, 62, 64, 148, 152, 301

Johnson, John, 113

Johnson, Mary Watts, 113

Jones, Eugene, 187

Jones, Thomas, 113


Kafer, Peter, 243

Kean, Edmund, 212

Kelly, Hugh

   Love-a-la-Mode; or, the Humours of the Turf, 291

Kemble, John Philip

   Farm House, The, 280

Kenna, J., 287

   Land of Liberty; or, A Trip to the Charleston Races, 287

Kenna, Mrs., 74

Kolodny, Annette, 184

Kosok, Heinz, 66

Kotzebue, August von, 4, 126

   Stranger, The, 4, 264, 266


La Bree, Lawrence

   Ebenezer Venture, 231

Lailson’s Circus (Philadelphia), 290

Leacock, John

   Fall of British Tyranny, The, 25, 37, 40, 50

Lee, Nathaniel

   Lucius Junius Brutus, 128

Lemay, J. A. Leo, 184

Le Mierre, A.-M.

   Veuve du Malabar, La, 167

liberty, 253–56

Liberty, representation of, 76, 151

Ligon, Richard, 174, 175

Lillo, George

   London Merchant, The, 252

Lloyd, Robert,

   “The Actor,” 305–6, 311

Low, Samuel

   Politician Out-witted, The, 152–53

Lusignan, King Henri II, 146


Macklin, Charles, 191

   Irish Fine Lady, The. See True Born Irishman, The

   Love a-la-Mode, 190, 191, 197, 247, 276

   True Born Irishman, The, 190, 208

McCartey, John, 110

McConachie, Bruce, 178

McCrea, Jane, 48

Macready, William

   Irishman in London, The, 190, 217, 227, 274–75, 276

   Village Lawyer, The, 280

Mann, Herman, 256

Marble, Danforth, 229

Marlowe, Christopher

   Tamburlaine, Parts I and II, 155

Marriott, Sarah, 32, 287

   Chimera, The, 31–32, 264, 287

   Land We Live In; or The Death of Major André, The, 290

Maryland Council of Safety, 106

masculinity, 132, 134, 181

Mason, Jeffrey, 181

Massinger, Philip, 144

   New Way to Pay Old Debts, A, 279

Matar, Nabil, 162, 168, 176

Mathews, Charles, 212, 214

Mays, David, 192

Melford, Miss, 293

Melville, Herman

   Confidence Man, The, 242

   Moby-Dick, 242

Menken, Adah Isaacs, 294

Meschianza, 60

Meserve, Walter, 227, 229

miles gloriosus, 204

Miller, James

   Mahomet the Imposter, 155

Milns, William, 224

Minshull, John

   Rural Felicity, 202–3, 208

M’Kenzie, Daniel, 264, 269

Mohammed, Prince of Morocco, 155, 156

Moncrieff, William Thomas

   Tom and Jerry; or Life in London, 212

Montaigne, Michel de, 157

Montgomery, Richard, 124, 302

Moody, John, 93

Moody, Richard, 213, 226

Moor, stage type, 23, 160, 168, 267, 270. See also Muslim, stage type, and Turk, stage type

Moore, Dennis, 46

Moore, Edward

   Gamester, The, 40, 68, 252

Moreton, John Pollard, 129

Morgan, Daniel, 67

Morris, Shadrick, 110

Morrison, Toni

   Playing in the Dark, 214–15, 230

Morton, Thomas, 263

   Cure for the Heart-Ache, A, 271, 279, 282–83

   Zorinski, 266, 278

Motley Assembly, The, 13

Mowatt, Anna Cora, 30

   Fashion, 29, 231

   Mimic Life, 242

Muly Molocco, 157

Munford, Robert, 10, 107

   Candidates, The, 107

   Patriots, The, 106, 107, 114–19, 120, 122–23, 247

Murad III, 156

Murdock, John, 12, 193, 314

   Beau Metamorphized, 224

   Politicians, The, 217, 224

   Triumphs of Love, The, 195, 198, 201, 207, 208, 217, 222–24, 235

Murphy, Arthur, 89

   Citizen, The, 23

Murray, Judith Sargent, 3, 10, 14, 46, 90, 105, 137, 138, 172, 190, 301, 307, 314

   African, The, 88

   “Desultory Thoughts upon the Utility of encouraging a degree of Self-Complacency, especially in Female Bosoms,” 103

   Gleaner, The, 89, 90–91, 96

   Medium; or Happy Tea Party, The. See Virtue Triumphant

   “Reverence Thy Self,” 103

   Traveller Returned, The, 3, 86, 87–88, 92, 106, 107, 119–23, 124, 154, 194–95, 197–201, 202, 208

   Virtue Triumphant, 87, 96

Muslim, stage type, 5, 8, 79, 143–45, 150, 151, 154, 164, 165, 182, 236, 266–68

Myers, Eliza Judah Chapman, 268

Myers, Moses, 268, 269


Nathans, Heather, 4, 85, 193

national character, 244–48, 265, 285, 314

Native American, stage type, 8, 9, 166, 176, 205, 236

Native Americans, 6, 27–28, 166, 168, 175, 182, 186

nautical drama, 283–86

Nelson, Dana, 137

New Theatre (Philadelphia). See Chestnut Street Theatre

Newhampshire and Vermont Journal, The, 304

Norfolk Cobler, The, 286–87

Norfolk Herald, The, 261, 277, 286, 291

Norfolk theatre, 259–95


O’Keeffe, John, 2, 61, 83, 158, 173, 252

   Agreeable Surprise, The, 63

   Basket Maker, The, 71

   “Darby & Patrick,” 69

   ‘Definitive Treaty, A,” 66–67, 79

   Farmer, The, 280

   Highland Reel, The, 13, 264, 272–74, 279

   Patrick in Prussia, or, Love in a Camp, 63, 77, 79, 190, 198

   Peeping Tom of Coventry, 63

   Poor Soldier, The, 2, 61–65, 65–66, 67–78, 87, 93, 105, 138, 190, 193, 198, 264, 276, 279, 293, 315

   Son-in-Law, The, 63, 293

   Young Quaker, The, 71, 272

Old American Company, 61, 74, 89, 125, 137, 152, 167, 250, 251, 273

Oliver, Peter, 111

O’Neill, Eugene, 209

Ottoman Empire, 146, 155, 186

Otway, Thomas

   Venice Preserved, 4, 127–31, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138, 253, 254–55, 279


“Paddy Bull’s Expedition,” 190

“Paddy O’Blarney,” 190

Paine, Robert Treat, 88

Park Theatre (N.Y.), 71, 73, 126, 145, 224, 236

Parke, John, 129

Peele, George

   Battle of Alcazar, The, 155, 156, 157, 160, 164

Péladeau, Marius, 298

Perkins, Mr., 292

Petersburg theatre, 262

Philip II, 155

Pilon, Frederick

   Fair American, The, 95

Placide, Alexander

   Death of Major André; or West Point Preserved, The, 290

Pocahontas, 168, 169, 179. See also Barker, James, Indian Princess, The

Polyanthos, 310

Powell, Elizabeth Harrison, 307, 308, 312

Powell, Snelling, 307

Presbyterians, 43

providential stage, 7

Pry, Kevin, 66

Purchas, Samuel, 183


Quakers, 243

   in drama, 54–55


race, 180, 249

racism, 214, 228, 234

Ragussis, Michael, 190

Rawdon, Francis, Lord, 149

Reed, Richard, 110

Reinagle, Alexander, 251, 276

renegade, stage type, 162–63, 164

Republican Mother, 98, 137

Republicanism, 165

resistance, 91

Restoration drama, 135

Revolution, American, 37, 40, 44, 60, 63, 76, 80, 85, 87, 88, 92, 108, 114, 121, 122, 124, 126, 138, 288, 302

Revolution, French, 121, 255

Reynolds, Frederick, 252, 263

   Dramatist, The, 276, 315

   Fortune’s Fool, 279

Richardson, Gary, 126

Ricketts’ Circus (Philadelphia), 290

Riffets, Mr., 273

Rinehart, Lucy, 136

Roach, Joseph, 63

Robbins, Luke, 289

Robinson, J.

   Yorker’s Stratagem, The, 217, 221–22, 230, 251

Rosenthal, Bernard, 244

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 177

   Confessions, 178

Rowe, Nicholas, 21

   Fair Penitent, The, 40, 253

   Jane Shore, 253

   Tamerlane, 146, 147, 162, 182

Rowlandson, Mary, 18

Rowson, Susanna, 22, 33, 143, 148, 172

   Female Patriot, The, 144

   Reuben and Rachel, 166

   Slaves in Algiers, 5, 22, 23, 75, 97, 143–45, 153–54, 158, 159–65, 166, 167, 182, 251, 267, 268


Saad, House of, 155, 186

Saar, Doreen, 49

Said, Edward, 151, 155

Saillant, John, 227

Sans Souci, 13

Santo Domingo, 70

sati, 167

Scheckel, Susan, 170

Schuyler, George, 216

Scot, as stage type, 115–16, 191, 247

Sebastian, King of Portugal, 155, 161

Seeber, Jacob, 109

Seelye, John, 183

Sewall, Jonathan, 25, 42

Shadwell, Thomas

   Woman Captain, The, 75

Shakespeare, William, 125, 264, 300, 306

   As You Like It, 178, 263

   Hamlet, 252

   Macbeth, 252, 263

   Merchant of Venice, The, 162

   Othello, 71, 252, 270

   Richard III, 265

   Romeo and Juliet, 266

   Taming of the Shrew, The, 206. See also Garrick, David, Catherine and Petruchio

   Tempest, The, 173, 184

   Titus Andronicus, 154

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 2, 87, 98, 126

   Critic, The, 89, 263, 275

   Robinson Crusoe, 217

   School for Scandal, The, 2, 29, 87, 94, 263

Sheridan, Thomas

   Brave Irishman; or Captain O’Blunder, The, 192, 197

Shield, William, 61, 79

Shields, David, 122

Siege of Quebec, The, 275

Silsbee, Joshua, 229

slavery, 22, 165, 283

Smith, Captain John, 168, 170, 171. See also Barker, James Nelson, Indian Princess, The

   Generall Historie of Virginia, The, 169, 171, 181, 182

   True Travels, The, 186, 205

Smith, Elihu Hubbard, 31, 83, 125, 136, 251

Smith, William Henry

   Drunkard, The, 30

Snipe, Simon (pseud.), 72, 74

social class, 102, 122, 123

Sollee, John, 288

South Asian, stage character, 167, 168, 175

Southwark Theatre (Philadelphia), 250, 251

Spoiled Child, The, 74

stage as community, 6

Stanhope, Philip, Lord Chesterfield, 99

Starke, Mariana

   Widow of Malabar, The, 167, 175, 252

Steele, Richard, 174

Stern, Julia, 248, 249, 257

Stone, John Augustus

   Metamora, 181

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 31

Strand, Ginger, 12

Stuart, John, Earl of Bute, 247

Stukeley, Thomas, 157

Sully, Chester, 284

Sully, Matthew, Jr., 284

Sully, Matthew, Sr., 262, 265, 284, 292

supranationality, 248, 250, 254, 256, 314


Tarleton, Banastre, 67

tavern, as scene, 66

Taylor, Edward, 19

Taylor, Mr., 292

textual alterations, 69, 78, 81

theatre as metaphor, 7, 20

theatricality in novel, 241–42

Thompson, George, 71

Thoreau, Henry David, 29

Tilton, Robert, 170, 179, 183

tories, 111, 112, 113, 117

transatlanticism, 4, 90, 95, 104, 245

transnationality, in theatre, 67

Treaty of Paris, 151

Tripolitan Prize, The, 144

Tripolitan War, 145

Trumbull, Harriet, 211

Trumbull, Maria, 211

Tucker, St. George, 11–12, 62

Turk, stage type, 79, 151, 168, 186, 205, 236

Turks, 146

Turnbull, Gavin, 286, 287, 292

Twain, Mark

   Pudd’nhead Wilson, 215, 236

Twaites (pseud.), 72–73, 74

Twaits, William, 72, 307, 310, 311

Tyler, John Steele, 300

Tyler, Royall, 1, 14, 87, 129, 172, 305

   Bay Boy, The, 296

   Contrast, The, 1, 2, 3, 28–29, 30, 31, 33, 60, 61, 63, 63–64, 66, 68, 69, 70, 77–78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 85, 87, 92, 98, 101, 102, 105, 126, 152, 208, 213, 215, 218–19, 231, 264, 287, 297–99, 301, 302, 303, 304, 308, 312, 315

   May Day in Town, 9, 71, 219–21, 235

   Poems, 297–314


Valley Forge, 60

Verhoeven, Wil, 246

Villiers, George, Duke of Buckingham

   Rehearsal, The, 117

Virginia Company, 261–94

Voltaire, 146

   Mahomet, 155

   Zaïre, 145, 147


Waldstreicher, David, 5, 6

Wall, Thomas, 148, 150, 151

Wall–Ryan Company, 89

Wardrobe, David, 110

Warrell, Mrs., 74

Warren, Joseph, 124, 139, 302

Warren, Mercy Otis, 10, 13–14, 16, 25, 40, 58, 89, 121, 129

   Adulateur, The, 37

   Defeat, The, 37

   Group, The, 14, 37, 47, 124

   Ladies of Castile, The, 14

   History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American Revolution, 106

Warwick, Anthony, 111

Washington, George, 79, 80, 81, 87, 88, 95, 99, 103, 119, 124, 138, 151, 156, 167, 290, 292, 302

Watts, Mr., 292

Watts, Steven, 246

Weddell, Mrs., 175

West, Ann West Bignall. See Bignall, Ann West

West, James, 262, 273, 287

West, Margaretta Sully, 259, 261, 262, 265, 274, 286, 287, 291

West, Thomas C., 262, 291

West, Thomas Wade, 259, 261, 262, 268, 273, 286, 287, 289

West Indian, stage type, 96

West Indies, 252

whigs, 48, 111, 113, 117, 151

White, Alexander, 109

White, Shane, 71, 73, 74, 227

Whitefield, George, 52

Whiteness, 214, 235. See also Woodworth, Samuel, Forest Rose, The

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 232

Wigglesworth, Michael, 19

Wignell, Thomas, 33, 61, 77, 79, 250, 251, 262

Williams, Mrs., 72, 73

Williams, William, 196

Williamsburg (Va.) theatre, 241

Williamson, Mrs., 74

Wilson, David, 202

Wilson, Harriet

   Our Nig; or Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, 234

Winstanley, John, 174

woman, identity as, 47–49, 51, 74–76, 96, 97, 136, 164, 171–72, 187, 294, 303–5, 311–12

Woodham, Mrs., 74

Woodworth, Samuel

   The Forest Rose, or, American Farmers, 9, 10, 27, 209, 213–14, 215–17, 226–29, 230–33

   Widow’s Son; or, Which Is the Traitor?, The, 217

Workman, James

   Liberty in Louisiana, 288


Yale College, 89

Yankee, stage type, 33, 64, 82, 101, 198, 208, 216–17, 227, 227–29, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 284

Yearling, Elizabeth, 94

Yorkshireman, stage type, 33

Yorktown, Battle of, 151


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