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Author Shteir, Rachel, 1964-

Title Striptease [electronic resource] : the untold history of the girlie show / Rachel Shteir.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 438 p. : ill.
Contents "A startled fawn upon the stage" -- Legs -- "Yvette goes to bed": the first undressing acts -- From Ziegfeld to Minsky: respectable undressing and the rise of modern burlesque -- After the doughboys returned: nudity in burlesque and on broadway -- The first strippers and teasers -- Pansies, reformers, and a "frenzy of congregate cootchers": the birth of modern striptease -- A pretty girl is like a melody, sort of -- The burlesque soul of striptease -- "Minskyville" -- "I never made any money until I took my pants off": fans and bubbles around the nation -- "Temporary entertainment for morons and perverts": LaGuardia kicks striptease out of New York -- Gypsy -- From literary strippers to queens of burlesque -- "Clamouring for a table and pounding for an encore": striptease at the world's fair -- Striptease during wartime -- The private lives of strippers -- Stripty-second streets -- The seamy sides of striptease -- Striptease confidential -- You've gotta get a gimmick -- Topless dancing -- 1969: who killed striptease?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Striptease -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195127501 (acid-free paper)

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