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Edited by Knapp, Raymond; Morris, Mitchell; Wolf, Stacy
Identies and Audiences in the Musical analyzes the ways that musicals have addressed identity in American culture and considers what it means to create a promote a receptive environment.
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Media and Performance in the Musical explores the American musical both from the standpoint of media in which musicals have been created and from the people who do the work to bring a musical to life.
By Morris, Mitchell
A short play about a dying ventriloquist and his last conversation with his dummy.
How can we account for the persistent appeal of glossy commercial pop music? Why do certain performers have such emotional power, even though their music is considered vulgar or second rate? This title gives an account of a group of American popular music performers.
How can we account for the persistent appeal of glossy commercial pop music? Why do certain performers have such emotional power, even though their music is considered vulgar or second rate? This book examines the musical features of exemplary pop songs and draws attention to soc...ial contexts that contributed to their popularity.Read more
This text presents keywords and critical terms that deepen analysis and interpretation of the musical. Taking into account issues of composition, performance, and reception, the book's contributors bring a range of practical and theoretical perspectives to bear on their considera...tions of American musicals.Read more
Histories of the Musical looks at the ways that the American musical has evolved from early minstrel shows to the present day.
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