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The Broadway Musical: A Critical and Musical Survey

  • Author: Swain, Joseph P.
Swain's study should convince even the skeptic that the musical can be seriously and usefully analysed...an essential book for those concerned with drama, song, and popular arts....Swain has... More…

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Contents

  • Chapter 1 Preface to the First Edition
  • Chapter 2 Preface to the Second Edition
  • Chapter 3 1
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 4 2 First Maturity
  • Chapter 5 3 America's Folk Opera
  • Chapter 6 4 Second Maturity
  • Chapter 7 5 Morality Play as Musical
  • Chapter 8 6 Shakespeare as Musical
  • Chapter 9 7 The Pure Love Story
  • Chapter 10 8 Myth as Musical
  • Chapter 11 9 Tragedy as Musical
  • Chapter 12 10 The Ethnic Musical
  • Chapter 13 11 Religious Experience as Musical
  • Chapter 14 12 History as Musical
  • Chapter 15 13 Frame Story as Musical
  • Chapter 16 14 Thriller as Musical
  • Chapter 17 15 Epic as Musical
  • Chapter 18 16 Epilogue
  • Chapter 19 Endnotes
  • Chapter 20 Index
  • Chapter 21 About the Author