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How Is Mulligan Farces Used To Analyze American Personality?

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A pronounced American personality was introduced in the burlesque-extravaganzas produced and written by Ed Harrigan and Tony Hart known as the "Mulligan Guard." The format was the European burlesque and extravaganza, but the material was considered American. These Mulligan farces presented a caricature of life in New York with such racial or national groups as the Irish, Germans, and Negroes. Their individual speech patterns, behavior and mannerisms contributed to these plays most of their
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