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
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...
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,
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
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...
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...
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...