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Our musicals, ourselves : a social history of the American musical theater /

Main Author: Jones, John Bush.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hanover : Brandeis University Press, published by University Press of New England, 2003
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Table of Contents:
  • Patriotism, xenophobia, and World War I
  • The musicals of the roaring twenties
  • Coping with Depression
  • World War II and the Rodgers and Hammerstein years
  • From isolationism to idealism in the Cold War years
  • Black and Jewish musicals since the 1960s
  • Issue-driven musicals of the turbulent years
  • Fragmented society, fragmented musicals
  • A recycled culture, nostalgia, and spectacle
  • New voices, new perspectives.