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Dunlap, William (1766–1839)

Edited by Dinah Birch

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780192806871
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735066
Dunlap, William (1766–1839)

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sometimes called the ‘Father of American Theatre’; born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, but lived most of his life in New York. He wrote many plays, with varying success, and attempted to introduce European drama into America. His ...

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