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Author Kessler, Kelly, 1972-

Title Destabilizing the Hollywood musical : music, masculinity and mayhem / Kelly Kessler

Publ Info Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PN1995.9.M86 K48 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN1995.9.M86 K48 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-244) and index
Contents The musical and masculinity take a turn for the ambivalent -- Nothing is comin' up roses : the desertion of narrative utopia -- On a clear day you can see the cracks in the scenery : visual reflexivity and realism trump nostalgic idealism -- Wanna sing and dance? these new guys are ambivalent about it -- The new guard's musical masculinity -- I could go on singing
LC subject Musical films -- United States -- History and criticism
Masculinity in motion pictures
ISBN 9780230230491