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Vaudeville and narrative

aspects of chin theater

by Stephen H. West

  • 124 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Steiner in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese drama -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- History and criticism.,
    • Theater -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen H. West.
      SeriesMünchener ostasiatische Studien ;, Bd. 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL2383 .W4 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4606613M
      ISBN 103515026061
      LC Control Number77369919

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      Get this from a library! The theater and cinema of Buster Keaton. [Robert Knopf] -- "Famous for their stunts, gags, and images, Buster Keaton's silent films have enticed everyone from Hollywood movie fans to the surrealists, such as Dali and Bunuel. Here Robert Knopf offers an The genre had taken a new turn with the production in of Show Boat (music by Kern, book and lyrics by Hammerstein); it was the first musical to provide a cohesive plot and initiate the use of music that was integral to the narrative, a practice that did not fully take hold until the s. Based on a novel by Edna Ferber, the musical presented a serious drama based on American themes


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