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The complete lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner

Author: Alan Jay Lerner; Dominic McHugh; Amy Asch
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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The lyricist behind such enduring classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, and My Fair Lady, Alan Jay Lerner (1918-86) was a consummate craftsman, refining his work over and over. In this book, editors Dominic McHugh and Amy Asch bring to life the stories behind Lerner's oeuvre while also providing alternative or draft versions of his work. For the theater lover and scholar alike, the book sheds new light on one of musical  Read more...
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Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Complete lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017019918
(OCoLC)984743266
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Jay Lerner; Dominic McHugh; Amy Asch
ISBN: 9780190646745 0190646748
OCLC Number: 1020066833
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; The Complete Lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Sheldon Harnick; Introduction by Sir Cameron Mackintosh; Editorsâ#x80;#x99; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Chronology; 1. Lerner Before Broadway, 1934â#x80;#x93;â#x80;#x8B;1941; 2. Whatâ#x80;#x99;s Up (1943); 3. The Day Before Spring (1945); 4. Brigadoon (1947); 5. Love Life (1948); 6. Royal Wedding (1951); 7. Paint Your Wagon (1951); 8. Huckleberry Finn (1951â#x80;#x93;â#x80;#x8B;1953, Unproduced); 9. My Fair Lady (1956); 10. Gigi (1958); 11. Camelot (1960); 12. On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1965); 13. Coco (1969). 14. Lolita, My Love (1971)15. The Little Prince (1974); 16. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (1976); 17. Carmelina (1979); 18. Dance a Little Closer (1983); 19. My Man Godfrey (1984â#x80;#x93;â#x80;#x8B;1985, Unproduced); 20. Miscellaneous; Bibliography; Credit; Index.
Other Titles: Lyrics
Responsibility: edited with annotations by Dominic McHugh and Amy Asch.

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The lyricist behind such enduring classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, and My Fair Lady, Alan Jay Lerner (1918-86) was a consummate craftsman, refining his work over and over. In this book, editors Dominic McHugh and Amy Asch bring to life the stories behind Lerner's oeuvre while also providing alternative or draft versions of his work. For the theater lover and scholar alike, the book sheds new light on one of musical theater's defining figures.

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