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Dennis Kennedy.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 711 words.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set

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Applause

Nicholas Gebhardt.

in Vaudeville Melodies

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 7566 words.

The four decades from 1870 through to 1920, during which the vaudeville system was consolidated, were decisive for the immense transformations that took place in Americans’ cultural ideas...

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Applause (1970)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 120 words.

a musical play by Betty Comden, Adolph Green (book), Charles Strouse (music), Lee Adams (lyrics). [Palace Theatre,

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Applause (film musical)

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 399 words.

Produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Walter Wanger, as Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation (later Paramount Pictures Inc.), the film was

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Applause (stage musical)

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 281 words.

Adapted by Betty Comden and Adolph Green from Mary Orr’s short story The Wisdom Of Eve, and the highly

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applause <i>n.</i> (<i>US black</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

gonorrhoea.

1994 G. Smitherman Black Talk 48: applause Gonorrhea. Derived from older term ‘the clap.’

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Death by Applause

Eileen J. Cheng.

in Literary Remains

April 2013; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 10089 words.

This chapter discusses Lu Xun's criticism of the “Nora phenomenon” and the images of “new women” circulating in popular culture. In his view, such images, like the traditional ideals of...

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The Sound of Applause

David Luhrssen.

in Mamoulian

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 2789 words.

Paramount was the Hollywood studio whose artistic ambitions were most conducive to Mamoulian's vision of the medium's potential. When offered a chance to direct a film at the studio's...

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applause / ~s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 10 words.

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Pride and the Pursuit of Applause

Nicholas Hudson.

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

June 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 12594 words.

This chapter discusses vanity as being the basis of the classical philosophy's view of man and virtue. Naturally there were a number of people against this claim, but based on the...

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