Class Divisions on the Broadway Stage: The Staging and by M. Schwartz

By M. Schwartz

Analyzing twenty-five years of theatre historical past, this e-book covers the foremost performs that characteristic representations of the economic staff of the realm. American classification stream and sophistication divisions have lengthy been mirrored at the Broadway level and the following Michael Schwartz offers a clean examine the clash among exertions and capital.

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The Wobblies, probably correctly, asserted that a blow to efficiency was one of the strongest weapons of the workers. Nevertheless, the violent connotations of the term “sabotage” were neither lost on the general public nor on the socialists who might otherwise have supported Wobbly causes. This rift over the meaning off sabotage came to a head in the 1912 convention of the Socialist Party, when it was decided to rescind and deny membership to anyone who advocated any sort of “crime, sabotage, or other means of violence” To Stop the World 19 (National Constitution of the Socialist Party, Article II, Section 6, p.

He is really not concerned with Yank at all. His interest is with the inner conflicts of man, midway between the hairy ape he has left behind him and the evolving human race to which he is not yet conscious that he belongs” (146–147). W. itself. Yank naively echoes the nation’s most conservative, antiunion sentiment. Worth emphasizing is the fact that O’Neill’s exaggerations in penning a typical New York Timess editorial are not as great as one might suppose; nor is Yank’s literal acceptance of the New York Timess editorial such a far-fetched characterization.

W. W. W. sentiment emerged with varying degrees of vitriol across the country. In the Mansfieldd Newss (of Mansfield, Ohio) of 30 November 1920, for example, the editorial writer confidently debunks Bill Heywood’s proclamation Where Do I Get Off? W. W. and the Bolshevist propaganda. . ] that is accorded to any other robber or thief” (“Straining ‘Free Speech’” 6). W. sentiment. As noted in a squib in the 10 August 1917 edition of the Newark Daily Advocate (of Newark, Ohio), “One paper calls them Industrious Wreckers of the World, and another calls them Imperialism’s Willing Workers.

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