Author:Brander Matthews

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Brander Matthews
Professor of Dramatic Literature
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "B. M."


  • The Theatres of Paris (1880)
  • French Dramatists of the Nineteenth Century (1881; revised in 1891 and 1901)
  • Margery's Lovers (1884)
  • Actors and Actresses of the United States and Great Britain (five volumes, 1886), with Laurence Hutton
  • In the Vestibule Limited (1892)
  • Americanisms and Briticisms (1892)
  • The Decision of the Court (1893)
  • Vignettes of Manhattan (1894)
  • Studies of the Stage (1894)
  • His Father's Son (1895), a novel
  • Aspects of Fiction (1896; revised in 1902)
  • An Introduction to the Study of American Literature (1896)
  • Studies in Local Color (1898)
  • An Appreciation (of Mark Twain) (1899)
  • A Confident To-Morrow (1900)
  • The Action and the Word (1900)
  • The Historical Novel and Other Essays (1901)
  • Parts of Speech, Essays on English (1901)
  • The Philosophy of the Short-Story (1901)
  • The Development of the Drama (1903)
  • The Short Story (1907)
  • Americans of the Future and Other Essays (1909)
  • Moliere: His Life and Works (1910)
  • Introduction to the Study of American literature (1911)
  • Approaches to Literature in Columbia University Lectures on Literature (1911) (transcription project)
  • Twain, Mark,” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
  • Shakespeare as a Playwright (1913)
  • On Acting (1914)
  • The Oxford Book of American Essays (1914)
  • These Many Years (1917), his autobiography
  • Principles of Playmaking (1919)
  • Playwrights on Playmaking (1923)

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Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1929, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.