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    Title
    The Oxford handbook of the American musical
    Author
    Knapp, Raymond.

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    Title:
    The Oxford handbook of the American musical / edited by Raymond Knapp, Mitchell Morris, Stacy Wolf.
    Publication info:
    New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
    Physical description:
    x, 470 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Series:
    Oxford handbooks.
    Series:
    [Oxford handbooks]
    General Note:
    Series statement from book jacket.
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    Part I. Historiography. Narratives and values / Mitchell Morris ; Texts and authors / Jim Lovensheimer ; Musical styles and song conventions / Paul R. Laird ; Evolution of dance in the golden age of the American "book musical" / Liza Gennaro -- Part II. Transformations. Minstrelsy and theatrical miscegenation / Thomas L. Riis ; Tin Pan Alley songs on stage and screen before World War II / Raymond Knapp and Mitchell Morris ; Integration / Geoffrey Block ; After the "golden age" / Jessica Sternfeld and Elizabeth L. Wollman -- Part III. Media. Theater / Tamsen Wolff ; The filmed musical / Raymond Knapp and Mitchell Morris ; The television musical / Robynn J. Stilwell ; The animated film musical / Susan Smith ; The evolution of the original cast album / George Reddick -- Part IV. Identities. Race, ethnicity, performance / Todd Decker ; Gender and sexuality / Stacy Wolf ; The politics of region and nation in American musicals / Chase A. Bringardner ; Class and culture / David Savran -- Part V. Performance. The institutional structure of the American musical theater / David Sanjek ; Orchestration and arrangement : creating the Broadway sound / Dominic Symonds ; Musical theater directors / Barbara Wallace Grossman ; Sets, costumes, lights, and spectacle / Virginia Anderson ; Acting / John M. Clum ; Singing / Mitchell Morris and Raymond Knapp ; Dance and choreography / Zachary A. Dorsey -- Part VI. Audiences. Box office / Steven Adler ; Audiences and critics / Michelle Dvoskin ; Stars and fans / Holley Replogle-Wong ; Knowing your audience / Jennifer Chapman ; Performance, authenticity, and the reflexive idealism of the American musical / Raymond Knapp.
    Subject term:
    Musicals--United States--History and criticism.
    Added author:
    Knapp, Raymond.
    Added author:
    Morris, Mitchell, 1961-
    Added author:
    Wolf, Stacy Ellen.
    LCCN:
    2010049030
    ISBN:
    9780195385946 (alk. paper)
    ISBN:
    0195385942 (alk. paper)

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      Music and Dance
        Copy Material Location
      ML 1711 .O95 2011 1 Reference book Music & Dance - Reference - 4437 HBLL
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