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Published: 17 October 2013

304 Pages | 8 music examples and 21 photographs


ISBN: 9780199898039

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Body Knowledge

Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Mary Simonson

  • Explores the careers and influence of performers like Bessie Clayton, Adeline Genee, Gertrude Hoffman, Hazel MacKaye and Rita Sacchetto
  • Based on rare archival materials
  • Explores musical and dance performances in conjunction with the world of theater, film, and entertainment, revealing new connections and relationships
  • Applies the concept of intermedial aesthetics to live performances