150 years of popular musical theatre / Andrew Lamb

Author(s): Lamb, Andrew
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Subjects: Musicals--History and criticism
Musical theater--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2000
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: x, 380 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. Continental European Operetta from Offenbach to Lehar
1. Paris and the Rise of Offenbach 3
2. Third Republic Paris 22
3. The Viennese Waltz Operetta 39
4. Fin de Siecle 58
5. Habsburg Twilight 74
Pt. II. Comic Opera and Musical Comedy: Britain and America
6. Gilbert and Sullivan and British Comic Opera 95
7. Gaiety Girls 113
8. The American Melting Pot 133
9. America Ascendant 151
10. The Musical Comes of Age 171
Pt. III. Continental European Round-Up
11. The 1920s: The "Annees Folles" 195
12. The Troubled 1930s 214
13. European National Schools 232
Pt. IV. The Musical Since World War II
14. The Golden Age of the American Musical 253
15. Lyricists' Musicals in the Golden Age 275
16. Coleman, Kander and Ebb, Herman, and Sondheim 294
17. Postwar London 313
18. Towards the Twenty-First Century 331
Index 353
Alternate Titles: One hundred fifty years of popular musical theatre
Notes: LCCN: 00025281
ISBN: 0300075383 (alk. paper)
Includes index
OCLC Number: 43555237
ISBN/ISSN: 0300075383