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The Musical

Race, Gender and Performance

The Musical( )
Author: Smith, Susan
Series title:Short Cuts Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Wallflower Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Examining not only the structure and style of the musical, Susan Smith also addresses the relationship between narrative and musical numbers. The text also addresses the way in which image and soundtrack are connected, the possibility of dance and music as language and the role and representation of women and ethnic characters. Films studied include Top Hat (1935), The Wizard of Oz (1939), Cabin in the Sky (1943), An American in Paris (1951), West Side...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Theater / Broadway & Musicals
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 7.8 x 0.397 Inches
Book Weight:0.528 Pounds

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