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Author Lovensheimer, Jim

Title South Pacific : paradise rewritten / Jim Lovensheimer

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  ML2054 .L68 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  ML2054 L68 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 266 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Broadway legacies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Who can explain it? -- The musical is the message -- An adaptable source : Michener's Tales of the South Pacific -- False starts : the disappearance of Bill Harbison and Dinah Culbert -- You've got to be carefully rewritten : the distillation of racial intolerance -- Nellie and the boys : situating gender in South Pacific -- Culture clash : colonialism and South Pacific -- Still dreaming of paradise
LC subject Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. South Pacific
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960. South Pacific
Musicals -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780195377026 (alk. paper)
0195377028 (alk. paper)