Changed for good [electronic resource] : a feminist history of the Broadway musical / Stacy Wolf.

Author
Wolf, Stacy Ellen [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Description
1 online resource (319 p.)

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Subject(s)
MusicalsNew York (State)New YorkHistory and criticism [Browse]
Summary note
From Maria in 'West Side Story' to Tracy Turnblatt in 'Hairspray' and Elphaba in 'Wicked', female characters in Broadway musicals have belted and crooned their way into the American psyche. In this book, Stacy Wolf illuminates the women of American musical theatre from the start of the cold war to the present day.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Language note
English
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "Defying Gravity"; 1. The 1950s: "Marry the Man Today"; 2. The 1960s: "If My Friends Could See Me Now"; 3. The 1970s: "Everything Was Beautiful at the Ballet"; 4. The 1980s: "The Phantom of the Opera Is There Inside My Mind"; 5. The 1990s-2000s: "I'm Beautiful and I'm Here"; 6. "Changed for the Better": Queer Conventions in Wicked (2003); 7. "It's All About Popular": Wicked Divas and Internet Girl Fans; Epilogue: "Changed for Good"; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
ISBN
  • 0-19-537824-5
  • 0-19-970303-5
  • 9786613129321
  • 1-283-12932-9
OCLC
732028682
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