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Jones, John Bush

Our Musicals, Ourselves

A Social History of the American Musical Theater

€ 43.64

A retired professor of theater arts from Brandeis University serves up the first social history of American musical theater, covering the broad sweep of plays, from "Showboat" to "Urinetown," discussing the impact of this brand of theater on culture and society. (Performing Arts


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword by Sheldon Hamick ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(330)
1. Patriotism, Xenophobia, and World War I
12(40)
2. The Musicals of the Roaring Twenties
52(27)
3. Coping with Depression
79(44)
4. World War II and the Rodgers and Hammerstein Years
123(38)
5. From Isolationism to Idealism in the Cold War Years
161(41)
6. Black and Jewish Musicals since the 1960`s
202(33)
7. Issue-Driven Musicals of the Turbulent Years
235(34)
8. Fragmented Society, Fragmented Musicals
269(36)
9. `A Recycled Culture,` Nostalgia, and Spectacle
305(26)
10. New Voices, New Perspectives 331(29)
APPENDIXES
Appendix A. Broadway Musical Production, 1919-1929
360(2)
Appendix B. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 1929-1938
362(2)
Appendix C. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 1939-1945
364(2)
Appendix D. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 1946-1960
366(3)
Appendix E. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 196o-1969
369(2)
Appendix F. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 1969-1979
371(1)
Appendix G. Long-Running Diversionary Musicals, 1979-2000
372(3)
Sources Cited 375(16)
Index 391
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Paperback / softback
437 pagina's
Januari 2004
612 gram
235 x 152 x 25 mm
Brandeis Univ us

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