American vaudeville as ritual.

This study affords an entirely new view of the nature of modern popular entertainment. American vaudeville is here regarded as the carefully elaborated ritual serving the different and paradoxical myth of the new urban folk. It demonstrates that the compulsive myth-making faculty in man is not limit...

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Main Author: McLean, Albert F.
Format: eBook
Published: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 1965.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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