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|Description:||368 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 1. Improbable Stuff: Camp and the MGM House Style 41 2. The Lady is a Camp: Glamour, Star Turns, and the Boys in the Chorus 88 3. Dancing with Balls: Sissies, Sailors, and the Camp Masculinity of Gene Kelly 149 4. What a Glorious Classic: Singin' in the Rain and Mass-Camp Recycling 200 5. Hollywood's Most Precious Jewels: The MGM Musical's Return As a Camp Commodity 246 6. Judy on the Net: Garland, Camp, and Contemporary Fandom 287 Conclusion 337 Notes 343 Works Cited 353 Index 361|
"Steven Cohan's Incongruous Entertainment brings together two fascinating subjects-camp and the musical-that are often casually linked but have never been explored as carefully and usefully as they