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Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy

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As the blackface minstrel show evolved from its beginnings in the American Revolution to its peak during the late 1800s, its frenetic dances, low-brow humor, and lively music provided more than mere entertainment. Indeed, these imitations and parodies shaped society's perceptions of African Americans-and of women-as well as made their mark on national identity, policymaking decisions, and other entertainment forms such as vaudeville, burlesque, the revue, and, eventually, film, radio, and television. Gathered here are rare primary materials-including firsthand accounts of minstrel shows, minstrelsy guides, jokes, sketches, and sheet music-and the best of contemporary scholarship on minstrelsy.

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The blackface minstrel show occupies a central and contested space in the history of American popular culture. Its imitations and parodies helped shape society's perceptions of African Americans--and of women--and made their mark on national identity, policymaking decisions, and other entertainment forms such as vaudeville, burlesque, the revue, and, eventually, film, radio, and television. Gathered here are rare primary materials-- including firsthand accounts of minstrel shows, minstrelsy guides, jokes, sketches, and sheet music--and the best of contemporary scholarship.

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A sourcebook of contemporary and historical commentary on America's first popular mass entertainment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780819563002
Editor:
Bean, Annemarie
Editor:
Hatch, James V.
Editor:
McNamara, Brooks
Editor:
Bean, Annemarie
Editor:
Hatch, James V.
Author:
Bean, Annemarie
Editor:
McNamara, Brooks
Publisher:
Wesleyan
Location:
Hanover, NH :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Minstrel shows
Subject:
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Music - General
Series Volume:
1737-7
Publication Date:
19961131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9.03x6.06x.88 in. 1.20 lbs.

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Product details 324 pages Wesleyan University Press - English 9780819563002 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The blackface minstrel show occupies a central and contested space in the history of American popular culture. Its imitations and parodies helped shape society's perceptions of African Americans--and of women--and made their mark on national identity, policymaking decisions, and other entertainment forms such as vaudeville, burlesque, the revue, and, eventually, film, radio, and television. Gathered here are rare primary materials-- including firsthand accounts of minstrel shows, minstrelsy guides, jokes, sketches, and sheet music--and the best of contemporary scholarship.
"Synopsis" by , A sourcebook of contemporary and historical commentary on America's first popular mass entertainment.
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