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The sound of musicals / edited by Steven Cohan.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library PN1995.9.M86 S68 2010 37684001074812 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781844573462 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 184457346X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 217 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: London : BFI, c2010.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From homosocial to heterosexual: the musical's two projects / Rick Altman -- British gaiety: musical cinema and the theatrical tradition in British film / Lawrence Napper -- The mellifluous illogics of the 'Bollywood musical' / Bhaskar Sarkar -- The international art musical: defining and periodising the post-1980s musical / Jane Feuer -- Flirting with Terpsichore: dance, class and entertainment in 1930s film musicals / Adrienne L. McLean -- Star spangled shows: history and Utopia in the wartime canteen musical / Steven Cohan -- Sailors and kissing bandits: the challenging spectacle of Frank Sinatra at MGM / Karen McNally -- Bloody Mary is the girl I love: US white liberalism vs. pacific islander subjectivity in South Pacific / Sean Griffin -- The singing sixties: rethinking the Julie Andrews roadshow musical / Brett Farmer -- The Streisand musical / Pamela Robertson Wojcik -- The music and musicality of Bollywood / Anna Morcom -- Robert Altman and the new Hollywood musical / Gayle Sherwood Magee -- The musical as mode: community formation and alternative rock in Empire records / Kevin John Bozelka -- 'A musical dressed up in a different way': urban Ireland and the possible spaces of John Carney's Once / Matthew J. Fee -- Christophe Honroe's Les chansons d'amour and the musical's queer-abilities / David A. Gerstner -- 'Dozing off during history': Hairspray's iterations and the gift of black music / Matthew Tinkcom.
Summary, etc.:
This new collection addresses the film musical, a central genre in the Hollywood studio system, which has also been important within British, Hindi and Chinese cinema. Leading international scholars explore key issues, traditions, subgenres, stars and films of the musical film from the 1930s to the present [Publisher description]
Subject: Musical films > History and criticism.

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