THE CAROLINA FOLK-PLAYS by Frederick H. Koch

THE CAROLINA FOLK-PLAYS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Twelve plays of The Carolina Playmakers, who, since 1918, have been building a native theater, using local materials, legends, history, superstitions, and customs for their themes. Besides the plays of mountains and mountaineers, the coast, gangs and outlaws, courtship and marriage, Negroes, farmers and tenants, in either realistic or poetic vein, there is a preface by the editor giving the background and purpose of the play group. With a foreword by Paul Green, and appendices covering pronunciation, productions and tours of the Playmakers, etc. Regional material of interest to theater groups, playwriting courses, etc.

Pub Date: Sept. 25th, 1941
Publisher: Henry Holt