Herne, James A.


Herne, James A.
orig. James Ahearn

(1 feb. 1839, Troy, N.Y., EE.UU.–2 jun. 1901, Nueva York, N.Y.).

Dramaturgo estadounidense. Trabajó como actor de una compañía itinerante antes de obtener éxito con su primera obra, Hearts of Oak (1879; co-escrita con David Belasco). Después escribió Margaret Fleming (1890), considerada su obra más lograda, no obstante Shore Acres (1892) fue la más popular. Su trabajo literario contribuyó a ligar el melodrama del s. XIX con el denominado teatro de ideas del s. XX.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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