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Author Hecht, Stuart Joel, 1955-

Title Transposing Broadway : Jews, assimilation, and the American musical / Stuart J. Hecht

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  ML1711 .H34 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 240 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index
Contents Introduction: Broadway as a cultural Ellis Island -- Hello, young lovers: assimilation and dramatic configurations in the American musical -- The melting pot paradigm of Irving Berlin -- How to succeed -- Cinderellas -- Turns of the century: dreams of progress, dreams of loss -- Fiddler's children -- Lovable monsters: an epilogue
LC subject Musicals -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States
Jews -- United States -- Identity
ISBN 9780230113275 (alk. paper)
0230113273 (alk. paper)