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From plantation to paradise? : cultural politics and musical theatre in French slave colonies, 1764-1789

Author: David M Powers
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Powers
ISBN: 9781611861204 1611861209 9781611861235 1611861233 1609174100 9781609174101
OCLC Number: 851068449
Description: xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Establishment of colonial hierarchy --
Politics and power --
Colonial society at the theatre --
Introducing the stars --
Breaking through the barrier --
The escape from reality continues --
Finale : the beginning of the end --
Epilogue --
Appendix 1: Glossary --
Appendix 2: "La Fauvette" (The Warbler) --
Appendix 3: Moreau : effects of miscegenation --
Appendix 4: Descriptions of colonial theatres --
Appendix 5: Premieres of plays by Molière and Voltaire --
Appendix 6: Discography --
Appendix 7: Colonial productions with Sub-Saharan African elements.
Responsibility: David M. Powers.

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