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Author Knapp, Raymond.

Title The American musical and the performance of personal identity [electronic resource] / Raymond Knapp.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2009, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 470 p. : ill., music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-447) and index.
Contents Personal genres. The Viennese connection : Franz Lehár and American operetta (The merry widow (1907). Naughty Marietta (1910). Little Mary Sunshine (1959). A little night music (1973)) -- The movie musical (Singin' in the rain (film, 1952). Stormy weather (film, 1943) and Bamboozled (film, 2000). Meet me in St. Louis (film, 1944). Moulin Rouge (film, 2001) and Chicago (film, 2002)).
Personal themes. Fairy tales and fantasy (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (animated film, 1937). The Wizard of Oz (film, 1939). Mary Poppins (film, 1964). Into the woods (1987)) -- Idealism and inspiration (Camelot (1960). Man of La Mancha (1965). The scarlet pimpernel (1997). Once more, with feeling (television, 2001)) -- Gender and sexuality (Annie get your gun (1946). Gypsy (1959). Sweet Charity (1966). The Rocky horror picture show (film, 1975). Hedwig and the angry inch (1998; film, 2001)) -- Relationships (Lady in the dark (1941). Kiss me, Kate (1948). My fair lady (1956). Company (1970). Passion (1994)).
Epilogue. Operatic ambitions and beyond (Candide (1956). Sweeney Todd (1979). Evita (1979)).
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Musicals -- United States -- History and criticism.
Musicals -- Social aspects -- United States.
Personality and culture.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0691125244 (alk. paper)
9780691125244 (alk. paper)
9781400832682 (e-book)

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