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The Resource Staging the slums, slumming the stage : class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916, J. Chris Westgate

Staging the slums, slumming the stage : class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916, J. Chris Westgate

Label
Staging the slums, slumming the stage : class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916
Title
Staging the slums, slumming the stage
Title remainder
class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916
Statement of responsibility
J. Chris Westgate
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Westgate, J. Chris
Dewey number
812/.409355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS338.S58
LC item number
W48 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American drama
  • Slums in literature
  • Immigrants in literature
  • Urban poor in literature
  • Theater
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Staging the slums, slumming the stage : class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916, J. Chris Westgate
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Darnton's lament -- Modes of staging the slums. "Strange things" from the Bowery: the tourism narrative in slum plays -- "What the poor of this great city must endure": the sociological narrative in slum plays -- Slumming destinations on stage. The courage to see the sights of the tenement -- The spectacle of immigrant neighborhoods -- Touring the red lights district -- Case studies in slum plays. "Nothing more infernal": verisimilitude and voyeurism in Salvation Nell -- "Avoiding the grotesque and offensive": the Zangwill plays
Control code
881655948
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781137359681
Lccn
2014015775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)881655948
Label
Staging the slums, slumming the stage : class, poverty, ethnicity, and sexuality in American theatre, 1890-1916, J. Chris Westgate
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Darnton's lament -- Modes of staging the slums. "Strange things" from the Bowery: the tourism narrative in slum plays -- "What the poor of this great city must endure": the sociological narrative in slum plays -- Slumming destinations on stage. The courage to see the sights of the tenement -- The spectacle of immigrant neighborhoods -- Touring the red lights district -- Case studies in slum plays. "Nothing more infernal": verisimilitude and voyeurism in Salvation Nell -- "Avoiding the grotesque and offensive": the Zangwill plays
Control code
881655948
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781137359681
Lccn
2014015775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)881655948

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