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The Resource Street scenes : staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924, Esther Romeyn

Street scenes : staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924, Esther Romeyn

Label
Street scenes : staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924
Title
Street scenes
Title remainder
staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924
Statement of responsibility
Esther Romeyn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The turn of the twentieth century in New York City was characterized by radical transformation as the advent of consumer capitalism confronted established social hierarchies, culture, and conceptions of selfhood. The popular stage existed in a symbiotic relationship with the city and uniquely captured the contested terms of immigrant identity of the time. Street Scenes focuses on the intersection of modern city life and stage performance. From street life and slumming to vaudeville and early cinema, to Yiddish theater and blackface comedy, Esther Romeyn discloses racial comedy, passing, and ma
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Romeyn, Esther
Dewey number
305.8009747/10903
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.9.A1
LC item number
R66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Minorities
  • Minorities
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Performing arts
  • Self
  • Ethnicity
  • City and town life
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • City and town life
  • Ethnic relations
  • Ethnicity
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Intellectual life
  • Minorities
  • Minorities
  • Performing arts
  • Self
  • New York (State)
Label
Street scenes : staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924, Esther Romeyn
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-261) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The city as theater : performativity and urban space -- The epistemology of the city -- Detecting, acting, and the hierarchy of the social body -- Crossing the Bowery : female slumming and the theater of urban space -- Eros and Americanization : the rise of David Levinsky, or the etiquette of race and sex -- pt. 2. Stages of identity : performing ethnic subjects -- Juggling identities : the case of an Italian American clown -- My other/my self : impersonation and the rehearsal of otherness -- The truth of racial signs : civilizing the Jewish comic -- Blackface, Jewface, whiteface : racial impersonation revisited
Control code
318218376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666263
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbk4h6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318218376
Label
Street scenes : staging the self in immigrant New York, 1880-1924, Esther Romeyn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-261) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The city as theater : performativity and urban space -- The epistemology of the city -- Detecting, acting, and the hierarchy of the social body -- Crossing the Bowery : female slumming and the theater of urban space -- Eros and Americanization : the rise of David Levinsky, or the etiquette of race and sex -- pt. 2. Stages of identity : performing ethnic subjects -- Juggling identities : the case of an Italian American clown -- My other/my self : impersonation and the rehearsal of otherness -- The truth of racial signs : civilizing the Jewish comic -- Blackface, Jewface, whiteface : racial impersonation revisited
Control code
318218376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666263
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbk4h6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318218376

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