Vaudeville old & new: an encyclopedia of variety performances in America

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Psychology Press, 2007 - 1313 sivua
This is a one-of-a-kind reference work to the history of vaudeville, performance art, burlesque, revue, and comic opera. Most of these artists are not profiled in other reference books and the author has done deep research, including archival work and personal interviews, to uncover the rich history of this American artform. This will be a must-have for students of theater history and performance art, but it is also essential for anyone insterested in the cultural history of America.
 

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What do Gene Kelly, Fats Waller, Victor Borge, Ethel Waters, and Jackie Gleason have in common? At one point in their careers, they all appeared on the vaudeville stage. From about 1820 to 1955 ... Lue koko arvostelu

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D
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E
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F
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G
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H
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O
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P
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Q
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Suggestions for Further Reading
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Index
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Back cover
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Frank Cullen currently works as editorial assistant with the Irish Historic Towns Atlas project in the Royal Irish Academy. He completed his PhD in history (NUI Maynooth, 2005) with a thesis titled 'Local government and the management of urban space: a comparative study of Belfast and Dublin, 1830 - 1922.

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