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Oscar Asche, orientalism, and British musical comedy

Author: Brian Singleton
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2004.
Series: Contributions in drama and theatre studies, no. 106.; Contributions in drama and theatre studies., Lives of the theatre.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War I, he captured the public imagination and provided audiences with escapist musicals set in fictional orients.Oscar Asche excelled in many theatre genres, including musical comedy,  Read more...

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Named Person: Oscar Asche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Singleton
ISBN: 0275979296 9780275979294
OCLC Number: 1023139103
Description: xiv, 219 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Popularizing Shakespeare --
Early exoticism in poetical drama --
Kismet --
Return to the natives --
Chu Chin Chow --
From Mecca to Cairo --
Two maids and a mountain.
Series Title: Contributions in drama and theatre studies, no. 106.; Contributions in drama and theatre studies., Lives of the theatre.
Responsibility: Brian Singleton.

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