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Doo-dah! : Stephen Foster and the rise of American popular culture

Author: Ken Emerson
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the composer who "won fame by writing blackface minstrel songs," but who "died a nearly penniless alcoholic on the Bowery" at the age of thirty-seven.--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Emerson, Ken, 1948-
Doo-dah!
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1997
(OCoLC)622344037
Named Person: Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Collins Foster; Stephen Collins Foster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Emerson
ISBN: 0684810107 9780684810102
OCLC Number: 36111984
Description: 400 pages : illustrations, portraits, pls., facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: American Eden --
A father's fall --
Death and the maiden --
The crying game --
Out of the mouths of babes --
Jumping Jim Crow --
"I prefer not to" --
O temperance, o mores! --
"Genuine negro fun" --
Pigeon wing and moonbeams --
Pittsburgh in ruins --
Hog heaven --
Ice cream and the annihilation of time and space --
Whistled on the wind --
Jennie with the light brown hair --
Gwine to write all night --
The raven and the nightingale --
From Blacks to folks --
Possum fat and flowrets --
A shock of recognition --
White men's music --
"Heard anything from Stephen lately?" --
Hard times --
Politics and punkins --
When the muse is missing --
Almost a spiritual --
All in the family --
"Infernal swish-swish!" --
Rum and religion --
Last pall.
Responsibility: Ken Emerson.

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The story of the composer who "won fame by writing blackface minstrel songs," but who "died a nearly penniless alcoholic on the Bowery" at the age of thirty-seven.--Jacket.

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