Bibliography of North American Theses
This bibliography, compiled by Paul Smith, originally appeared in Traditional Drama Studies, 4 (1996): 43-58.
Some items have been added since the original publication.
"A History of the Mummers Theatre, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1949-1972. (2 vols)"
Ph.D., Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1974
"El Teatro Campesino"
M.A. Theater Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970
"Experimental Production of a Group of Original Stage Plays Utilizing Religious and Folk Material"
Ph.D. Speech and Drama, University of Iowa, 1942
"Three Original Arkansas Folk Plays"
M.A. English, State University of Iowa, 1941
"John Henry: A Negro Folk Play Based on the Novel by Roark Bradford"
M.A. English, Ohio University, 1951
"Paul Green's Negro Folk Plays: A Criticism"
M.A. English, University of Texas, 1949
"A Hungarian Folk-Play with Music and How It Grew"
M.S. Education, University of Southern California, 1944
"Paul Green: Folk-Dramatist, Social Critic"
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1974
"Modern American Folk Drama"
M.A. English, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1963
"Theatrical Elements in Folk Entertainment in the Missouri Ozarks, 1895-1910"
Ph.D. Speech and Theatre, University of Minnesota, 1961
"Blue Haze: An Original Folk Play with Music for Secondary School Students Based upon a Study of Ozark Folk Lore and Song"
MA Thesis, University of Southern California, 1947
"Paul Green: A Critical Study of America's Folk Dramatist"
Ph.D. English, University of Kansas, 1957
"Frederick Henry Koch and the American Folk Drama"
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1969
"Four Texas Folk Plays (The Cure-All, The Rose of Sharon, The Line Ferry Hanging, and Thunder in April)"
M.F.A. Drama, University of Texas, 1955
"The Development of Folk Drama in America"
M.A. Speech, Northwestern University, 1929
"Negro American Folk-Plays of Paul Green with Special Reference to Their Sociological Value"
A.M. Sociology, Boston University, 1936
Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1956
"Social Awareness in the Folk Plays of Carl Zuckmayer, 1925-31"
Ph.D. Speech and Drama, University of Stanford, 1962
"Growth of Folk Drama in the United States"
Ph.M. Speech, University of Wisconsin, 1939
"A Study of Some Aspects of Bert Hansen's Pageant-Dramas"
M.A., Department of Speech, Montana State University, 1959
"Pageant-Dramas in the United States Today"
M.A., Syracuse University, 1952
"Reflection of Irish Drama in American Folk Drama"
M.A. English, West Texas State College, 1953
"A Study of the Major Lincoln Dramas in Relationship to Selected Lincoln Biographies"
Ph.D., Department of Speech, University of Michigan, 1956
"An Evaluation of American Folk Play Material"
M.A. Speech, University of North Dakota, 1940
"A Pageant, `Cavalcade of Freedom.'"
M.A. Speech, West Texas State College, 1950
"The Development of the Folk Drama in North Carolina with Special Reference to the Plays of Paul Green"
M.A. English, University of Southern California, 1945
"Oklahoma Ballad: A Folk Melodrama in Three Acts"
M.A. English, Columbia University, 1948
"Recent Indigenous Drama of North Carolina"
M.A. English, Southern Methodist University, 1928
"Dramatizable Events in the Folk-Life of Early Texas"
M.A. English, University of Texas, 1941
"Padua Hills Theatre: An Experiment in Inter-cultural Relations"
M.A., Claremont College, 1944
"Drama in Newfoundland Society: The Community Concert"
Ph.D. Theater, Michigan State University, 1984
"White Column Mansions: Three Original Plays Based in Local History and Folklore: A Process for Developing Local American Historical Materials into Theatrical Productions"
Ph.D., New York University, 1984
"Outdoor Commemorative Drama in the United States, 1900-1950"
Ph.D. Dramatic Art, Western Reserve University, 1952
"Theatre Management in Three Outdoor Theatre Projects"
M.A., Department of Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina, 1951
"Theatre Promotion in North Carolina"
M.A., Department of Dramatic Art, University of North Carolina, 1952
"Paul Green: Evangelist for Democracy"
M.A., Department of Speech and Drama, Cornell University, 1955
"Female Pioneers in Afro-American Drama: Angelina Weld Grimk Georgia Douglas Johnson, Alice Dundar-Nelson, and Mary Powell Burrill"
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1986
"Female Pioneers in Afro-American Drama: Angelina Weld Grimk¬ Georgia Douglas Johnson, Alice Dundar-Nelson, and Mary Powell Burrill"
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1986