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Body Knowledge - a book by Simonson, Mary

Body Knowledge

Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Body Knowledge( )
Author: Simonson, Mary
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $105.00
Book Description:

This book traces the deployment of intermedial aesthetics in the works of early twentieth-century female performers. By destabilizing medial and genre boundaries, these women created compelling and meaningful performances that negotiated turn-of-the-century American social and cultural issues.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.4 x 6.3 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.219 Pounds

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