A World Of Popular Entertainments

Author: Gillian Arrighi
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443838047
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This groundbreaking volume of critical essays about popular entertainments brings together the work of eighteen established, emerging, and independent scholars with backgrounds in Archives, Theatre and Performance, Music, and Historical ...

Popular Entertainment Class And Politics In Munich 1900 1923

Author: Robert Eben Sackett
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674689855
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A Munich entered World War I in a fury: ^ with mass patriotic demonstrations TI. \v
*• throughout the city; with wild rumors l lie vv ait tjjat foreign spies were
everywhere, in- Munich Stage eluding one that seventeen of them had and been
captured and shot in the suburb Middle-Class of Neufreimann; with a panic that
the Hardships city's water supply was poisoned with cyanide; and with little boxes
of Bavarian white and blue springing up on street corners and at streetcar stops,
into ...

Folklore Cultural Performances And Popular Entertainments

Author: Richard Bauman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199879273
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A Communications-centered Handbook Richard Bauman. Also like Punch, his
career was marked by mayhem-—hence the term Grand Guignol for horror plays
in the larger theaters. Petrushka performed a similar function in Russia, as did
Kasperl and Hanswurst in Germany. In the Mediterranean World the Greco-
Turkish culture evolved Karagoz, a shadow puppet whose fantastic and often
obscene adventures served as an outlet for opposition to the restrictions of
Turkish officialdom.

Jewish Identities In German Popular Entertainment 1890 1933

Author: Marline Otte
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107320887
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The meritocratic nature of popular entertainment and the relative absence of
ethnic discrimination before the First World War attracted formerly marginalized
groups such as German Jews to all forms of show business. Here they hoped to
find an opening into a German society that had remained more than reserved
toward these new German citizens even after legal emancipation had stipulated
their civic rights in the course of national unification in 1871. Jewish men and
women ...

Victorian Popular Culture

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This collection of textual and visual material has been selected for its rarity and covers a fascinating period in the history of music hall, theatre, pleasure gardens, exhibitions, scientific institutions, and more.

The Cambridge History Of American Theatre

Author: Don B. Wilmeth
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521651790
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5 Popular Entertainment Brooks McNamara Orientation The years between the
conclusion of the Civil War and the end of the twenties represented a golden age
of popular entertainment in America. In particular, the ... Popular entertainment is
difficult to separate neatly into categories or, in many cases, even into discrete
periods or clearly separate types. Part of the reason ... 1 It was common on the
margins of the entertainment world to move between forms many times in one's

The Popular Music And Entertainment Culture Of Barbados

Author: Curwen Best
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081087749X
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TAKE ON TECHNOLOGY The year 2000 was a significant marker in world
culture. The beginning of a new century is often regarded as a significant turning
point for humankind, civilizations, society, and culture. Barbadian culture in the
twentieth century remained partially hinged to traditional practices and partially
driven by new forces. It was a century in which the society and its culture evolved
at a moderate rate. The twenty-first century promised even greater and more
radical ...

Popular Culture In London C 1890 1918

Author: Andrew Horrall
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719057830
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This text recreates London's popular culture from the close of the Victorian era to the end of World War I. It charts the interaction between stage, song, sport and cinema, and the creation of the 'celebrity'.

Recorded Music In American Life

Author: William Howland Kenney
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019988014X
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The popular recordings made by vaudevillestyle vocalists, comedians, and
instrumentalists before World War I emerged more directly than the military band
tradition from the urban workingclass world of popular entertainment into which
the fledgling phonograph introduced itself when the anticipated profits from the
dictaphone business were not forthcoming. The Columbia Phonograph Company
openly embraced the world of popular entertainment, recognizing the insights of