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Popular Culture and Performance in the Victorian City

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ISBN-10: 0521543487

ISBN-13: 9780521543484

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter Bailey

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Bailey reconstructs the texture & meaning of popular pleasure in the Victorian entertainment industry and seeks to provide a study of the pub, music-hall, theatre and comic newspaper.
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Book details

List price: $64.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction: social history, cultural studies and the cad
The Victorian middle class and the problem of leisure
A role analysis of working-class respectability
Ally Soper's half-holiday: comic art in the 1880s
Business and good fellowship in the London music hall
Champagne Charlie and the music hall swell song
Music-hall and the knowingness of popular culture
The Victorian barmaid as cultural prototype
Musical comedy and the rhetoric of the girl, 1892-1914
Breaking the sound barrier