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Metamora, or, The last of the pollywogs

Metamora, or, The last of the pollywogs

a burlesque in two acts

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Published by S. French in New York .
Written in English

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  • Musicals -- Librettos

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    Other titlesMetamora., The last of the pollywogs.
    Statementby John Brougham.
    GenreLibrettos.
    SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17466426M
    OCLC/WorldCa8522446

    Synonyms for pollywog in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for pollywog. 2 synonyms for pollywog: polliwog, tadpole. What are synonyms for pollywog? Met-a-mora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs Although Met-a-mora was written eighteen years after the initial production of Stone’s play, its satire remained timely in a society that still enthusiastically ap-plauded the exaggerated acting style of Forrest, who continued to play MetamoraCited by: 2.   The modern form, “pollywog” followed in the 19th century. All this talk about pollywogs and pollywigs reminds us of postings we’ve written that discuss two entirely different words with similar endings: “gollywog” and “earwig.” Check out our books Missing: Metamora.


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Metamora; or, The last of the Pollywogs. A burlesque in two acts. by John Brougham By Author: John Brougham. Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags is a play written in by John Augustus Stone.

It was first performed Decemat the Park Theater in New York City, starring Edwin Forrest. 1 History 2 John Augustus StoneWritten by: John Augustus Stone.

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Type Book Author(s) John Augustus Stone, Eugene Richard Page Date Publisher Proquest LLC Pub place Cambridge [eng.] Web address. Metamora, or, Or last of the Wampanoags an Indian tragedy in five acts by John Augustus Stone Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, : Metamora, or, the last of the pollywogs: a burlesque in two acts.

famous character, Metamora, written by Irish-American playwright John Brougham. In trying to find newspaper articles about Brougham’s Metamora; or, the Last of the Pollywogs (), I learned far more about the playwright’s vacations, friendships and his sarcastic, swearing pet parrot than I did about audience and critical response.

John Brougham, Metamora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs, in Staging the Nation: Plays from the American Theater, –, ed. Don B. Wilmeth (Boston, MA: Bedford Books, ), The Irish-born Brougham came to America in He is now known principally for his comic burlesques, for which Laurence Hutton dubbed him the American Aristophanes (Hutton, Author: Karl M.

Kippola. InJohn Brougham's parody of the wildly popular play Metamora: Or, the Last of the Wampanoags was titled "Metamora, or the Last of the Pollywogs," which strongly implies a pronunciation WAMP-anogs.

: WAMPANOAG. What did she remember from the early years in Havana and Metamora, Illinois. Bitter Harvest. Brougham, John, Metamora; or, The last of the Pollywogs. A burlesque in two acts. by John Brougham (Boston, H.

Swett, [?]) (page images at HathiTrust) Brougham, John, The miller of New Jersey, or, The prison-hulk: an historic drama spectacle in three acts / (New York: S.

French, ) (page images at HathiTrust). The play Metamora makes this narrative of the death of the Indian clear in its subtitle: The Last of the Wampanoags.

The play is a five-act tragedy of the downfall of the chief of the Wampanoags upon the arrival of Puritan English settlers. Metamora, The Last of the Wampanoags: Metamora’s wife, Nahmeokee: Metamora, or The Last of the Pollywogs: Tapiokee, taging the Nation: Plays from the American Theater, (ed.

Don B. Wilmeth: Ann Stephens: Malaeska: s, periodical databases: Hilary Wyss and Kristina Bross: Early Native Literacies in New England: Laura Arnold Leibman.

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When someone sets a trap for Jolly's ship, she alone escapes/5. In this sense, Son may be taken as an earlier, more radical deconstruction of the sentimental Indian as seen in such nineteenth-century works as John Brougham's burlesque Metamora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs (), a parody of John Augustus Stone's Metamora; or, The Last of the Wampanoags; Herman Melville's "The Metaphysics of Indian-Hating" in The Confidence.

Met-A-Mora (Original, Musical, Burlesque,Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City Mar 6, and played through When John Brougham’s Indian burlesque, Met-a-mora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs, opened in Boston at Brougham’s Adelphi Theatre on Novemit won the lasting reputation of an exceptional satiric force in the American theatre for its author, while, at the same time, signaled the end of the serious Indian dramas that were so popular during.

The first was Met-A-Mora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs written inand the second (and more popular) was Po-Co-Hant-As; or, The Gentle Savage written in 15 This faux anthropological study that was heavily edited and directed to fit the narrative of a.

The first book that the prolific abolitionist writer Lydia Maria Child published was not about slavery, but about Indians; it was one of many she was to write with an Indian theme. Hobomok was published in when John Brougham, Metamora Or, the Last of the Pollywogs (New York, n.d.).

See also. This article is part of WikiProject Theatre, a WikiProject dedicated to coverage of theatre on Wikipedia. To participate: Feel free to edit the article attached to this page, join up at the project page, or contribute to the project discussion. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.

Low This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project's. Of these, one stood out. Metamora; or the Last of the Wampanoags, by John Augustus Stone, won the prize, and was first performed at the prestigious Park Theater in New York on Decem An immediate hit, Metamora became the mainstay of Forrest's repertoire, earning him tens of thousands of dollars over the next few decades.

Metamora, The Last of the Wampanoags: Metamora's wife, Nahmeokee: Metamora, or The Last of the Pollywogs: Tapiokee, taging the Nation: Plays from the American Theater, (ed. Don B. Wilmeth: Ann Stephens: Malaeska: s, periodical databases: Hilary Wyss and Kristina Bross: Early Native Literacies in New England: Laura Arnold Leibman.

InJohn W. Francis described a performance by Native Americans at Vauxhall, New York, recalling that. amidst fireworks of dazzling efficacy [the Osage Indians] yelled the war-whoop and danced the war-dance, while our learned Dr. Mitchell, often present on these occasions, translated their songs for the advancement of Indian literature, and enriched the journals with Author: Naomi J.

Stubbs. Brougham's many productions throughout the s and into the s include Metamora; or The Last of the Pollywogs (), a parody of James Fennimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans () that, like his play Po-ca-hon-tas, or, The Gentle Savage, took advantage of audiences' fascination with Native American themes.

With his two burlesques, Met-a-mora; or, The Last of the Pollywogs () and Po-Ca-Hon-Tas; or, The Gentle Savage (), Brougham signaled the end of the serious Indian dramas of the s and s and awakened the American audience of the time into an awareness of the absurdly false images they had been seen for so long and the excessively Cited by: 2.

Brougham, John, Metamora; Or, The Last of the Pollywogs in Don B. Wilmeth (ed.), Staging the Nation: Plays from the American Theater, –, Boston: Bedford Books, Brown, William Wells, The Escape; or, a Leap for Freedom in James V.

Hatch and Ted Shine (eds.), Black Theatre USA: Forty-Five Plays by African Americans, –, New Cited by: The Polliwogs is Singapore’s premiere family indoor playground, recreation and leisure centre and the most preferred venue for kids indoor birthday g: Metamora.

InJohn Brougham’s parody of the wildly popular play Metamora: Or, the Last of the Wampanoags was titled “Metamora, or the Last of the Pollywogs,” which strongly implies a pronunciation WAMP-anogs.

Polliwog and tadpole are different words for the same thing. Both words refer to the larval stage of both frogs and toads. Although experts can differentiate many tadpoles by species, all have gills, eyes, a tiny mouth, and a fin-like tail.

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"The last Indian" syndrome revisited: Metamora, take two A " pollywog prayer" was mentioned in several cruise books and sources as a plea to God (or King Neptune) for support during the upcoming initiation ceremony. Metamora, Indiana, Metamora, Indiana. 7, likes 27 talking about this 4, were here.

Metamora, Indiana is Indiana's Historic Canal Town. Shops, Grist Mill /5(37). Last year, I wrote a post on the Ernest J. Gaines Center’s blog about William Apess and Daniel Webster. The post examines Apess’s and Webster’s views in regards to the date commemorating the Pilgrim’s arrival at Plymouth Rock (December 22).Today, I want to take the time to share with you a syllabus I constructed for an Early American Literature class.

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INDIAN WARS AND DISPOSSESSIONIn Colorado Territory inColonel John Chivington, a Civil War veteran, led a band of Colorado militia against an encampment of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians at Sand Creek. "I have come to kill Indians, and believe it is right and honorable to kill Indians," Chivington is reported to have said before the attack (quoted in Brown, p.

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