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Westgate, J. Chris

Staging the Slums, Slumming the Stage

Westgate, J. Chris - Staging the Slums, Slumming the Stage, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Darnton’s Lament
J. Chris Westgate

Part I. Modes of Staging the Slums

2. “Strange Things” from the Bowery: The Tourism Narrative in Slum Plays
J. Chris Westgate

3. “What the Poor of This Great City Must Endure”: The Sociological Narrative in Slum Plays
J. Chris Westgate

Part II. Slumming Destinations on Stage

4. The Courage to See the Sights of the Tenement
J. Chris Westgate

5. The Spectacle of Immigrant Neighborhoods
J. Chris Westgate

6. Touring the Red Lights District
J. Chris Westgate

Part III. Case Studies in Slum Plays

7. “Nothing More Infernal”: Verisimilitude and Voyeurism in Salvation Nell
J. Chris Westgate

8. “Avoiding the Grotesque and Offensive”: The Zangwill Plays
J. Chris Westgate

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Social History, Performing Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies, Arts, Cultural Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
290 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137357687
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47166-9

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