THEATRE ARTS 126

POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS: ORIGINS AND FORMS

PACKET OF ARTICLES

READINGS FOR POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT

Note: Items not necessarily in assignment order or number order. Look carefully.

  • 1. Defining Popular Culture
  • 2. McKechnie. Mimes, Minstrels And Strolling Players
  • 3. Kirby. The Shamanistic Origins Of Popular Entertainments
  • 4. McNamara. The Scenography Of Popular Entertainment
  • 5. Punch & Judy Chart and Characters
  • 6. Lobl. Punch
  • 7. Wallace. Ticket To The Fair
  • 7a. Team Rodent Chapters
  • 8. Easto & Truzzi. The Carnival Social System
  • 9. Guterson. Enclosed. Encyclopedic. Endured. One Week at the Mall of America
  • 10. Bogdan. Freak Shows At The Carnival.
  • 11. Fiedler. The Fascination Of Freaks
  • 12. Flint. Meet Me In Dreamland: The Early Development Of Amusement Parks In America
  • 13. Crews. Carny
  • 14. Truzzi. Circus And Side Shows
  • 15. The Circus Parade
  • 16. Bailey. Introduction: Making Sense Of Music Hall
  • 17. Senelick. A Brief Life And Times Of The Victorian Music-Hall
  • 18. Cheshire. A Chronology Of Music Hall
  • 19. The Roots Of Pantomime
  • 20. Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment Time-Line
  • 21. Royle. The Vaudeville Theatre
  • 22. Spitzer. Mechanics Of Vaudeville
  • 23. Green. The Audiences Of The American Burlesque Show
  • 24. The Business Of Burlesque, A.D. 1935
  • 25. Sandberg. An Interview With Steve Mills & Mills Routine
  • 26. Knapp. Theatrical Parodies In American Topical Revues
  • 27. A Brief History Of The Magic Lantern
  • 28. Fell. Cellulose Nitrate Roots: Popular Entertainment And The Birth Of Film Narrative
  • 29. Balio. A Novelty Spawns (Part I)
  • 30. Allen. Movies In Vaudeville
  • 31. Mcnamara. Scene Design And The Early Film
  • 32. Shank. Political Theatre As Popular Entertainment: San Francisco Mime Troupe


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