Street Scenes: Staging the Self in Immigrant New York, 1880-1924

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The turn of the twentieth century in New York City was characterized by radical transformation as the advent of consumer capitalism confronted established social hierarchies, culture, and conceptions of selfhood. The popular stage existed in a symbiotic relationship with the city and uniquely captured the contested terms of immigrant identity of the time. Street Scenes focuses on the intersection of modern city life and stage performance. From street life and slumming to vaudeville and early cinema, to Yiddish theater ...

Street Scenes: Staging the Self in Immigrant New York, 1880-1924 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816645220

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Street Scenes: Staging the Self in Immigrant New York, 1880-1924 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816645213

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