Free and Easy? A Defining History of the American Film Musical Genre

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Free and Easy? A Defining History of the American Film Musical Genre by Griffin, Sean, 9781405194952
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  • ISBN: 9781405194952 | 1405194952
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/24/2017

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A History of the American Musical narrates the evolution of the film musical genre, discussing its influences and how it has come to be defined; the first text on this subject for over two decades, it employs the very latest concepts and research.

  • The most up-to-date text on the subject, with uniquely comprehensive coverage and employing the very latest concepts and research
  • Surveys centuries of music history from the music and dance of Native Americans to contemporary music performance in streaming media
  • Examines the different ways the film musical genre has been defined, what gets counted as a musical, why, and who gets to make that decision
  • The text is written in an accessible manner for general cinema and musical theatre buffs, whilst retaining theoretical rigour in research
  • Describes the contributions made to the genre by marginalized or subordinated identity groups who have helped invent and shape the musical

 

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