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An Oxford handbook of the American musical

Histories of the Musical looks at the ways that the American musical has evolved from early minstrel shows to the present day.
Print Book, English, 2018
Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2018
Criticism, interpretation, etc
9780190877767, 0190877766
Introduction by Mitchell MorrisPart I. Historiography1. Narratives and Values Mitchell Morris2. Texts and Authors Jim Lovensheimer3. Musical Styles and Song Conventions Paul R. Laird4. Evolution of Dance in the Golden Age of the American "Book Musical" Liza GennaroPart II. Transformations5. Minstrelsy and Theatrical Miscegenation Thomas L. Riis6. Tin Pan Alley Songs on Stage and Screen before World War II Raymond Knapp and Mitchell Morris7. Integration Geoffrey Block8. After the "Golden Age" Jessica Sternfeld and Elizabeth L. WollmanBibliography