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Alan Jay Lerner: a lyricist's letters

Author: Dominic McHugh
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the lyricist of musicals like My Fair Lady and Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner remains an important figure in Broadway and Hollywood history. In this rich collection of correspondence, author Dominic McHugh  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic McHugh
ISBN: 9780199949274 0199949271
OCLC Number: 906075108
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-308) and index. Erscheinungsjahr in Vorlageform:[2014].
Description: xiii, 314 pages. : illustrations. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction and Acknowledgements ; Chapter 1: "From This Day On": The Rise of the Playwright-Lyricist, 1918-51 ; Chapter 2: "Open Your Eyes": Lerner Without Loewe and the MGM Years, 1952-55 ; Chapter 3: "You Did It": My Fair Lady, Gigi and Beyond, 1955-58 ; Chapter 4: "One Brief Shining Moment": Changing Partners, 1959-64 ; Chapter 5: "Rise and Look Around You": From Clear Day to Coco, 1965-70 ; Chapter 6: "Matters of Consequence": Collaborations Old and New, 1970-74 ; Chapter 7: "I Remember It Well": Old Friends, 1975-80 ; Chapter 8: "Another Life": The Final Years, 1980-86 ; Timeline ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: edited with commentary by Dominic McHugh.

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McHugh ... has concentrated on Lerner's working relationships amid the complex demands or musical comedy * Russell Davies, The Times Literary Supplement * Alan Jay Lerner: A Lyricist's Letters [wins] Read more...

 
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