Inside the Minstrel Mask
Readings in Nineteenth-century Blackface Minstrelsy
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Inside the Minstrel Mask by Annemarie Bean
Book DescriptionAs 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780819563002
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publish Date: 29-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Annemarie Bean
Sourcebook on African-American Performance, Hardback (April 1999)» View all books by Annemarie Bean
The first volume to consider African-American performance between and beyond the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s.
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Author Biography - Annemarie Bean
ANNEMARIE BEAN is former Managing Editor of The Drama Review. JAMES V. HATCH is Professor of English and Theatre at CUNY and author of Sorrow Is the Only Faithful One (1993). BROOKS McNAMARA is Professor of Performance Studies at NYU and Director of the Schubert Archive. MEL WATKINS is the author of On the Real Side (1994).
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