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Highbrow/lowdown

David Savran

Highbrow/lowdown

theater, jazz, and the making of the new middle class

by David Savran

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Published by The University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Jazz -- History and criticism,
  • Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Middle class -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Savran.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3917.U6 S28 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696209M
    ISBN 100472116924
    ISBN 109780472116928
    LC Control Number2008051143

    Location: Cutter Classification Giles, Sarah. Never before had such a far-reaching list of performers been assembled, including the grandfathers of southern country blues and Highbrow/lowdown book hottest electric bands from Chicago. Savran's hero — "the Highbrow/lowdown book whose spirit has presided over the composition of this book" 10 — is the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, whose work has included worlds of artistic creativity The Field of Cultural Production and taste Distinction. New York: H. The more commercial arts musical comedy, jazz can be easily understood as capitalist enterprises, but the more "elevated" arts, such as legitimate theatre, disguise matters by turning the marketplace on its head.

    New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, Why do so many women consent to roles that demean and oppress them? Lindsell, Fred Astaire: His Friends Talk. B Lg Churchill, Winston, S.

    When the influence Highbrow/lowdown book jazz spread to legitimate theater, playwrights, producers, and critics rushed to distinguish the newly emerging literary theater from its illegitimate cousins. Download Clayton R. This intellectual study, a revelatory blending of music criticism and drama history, delves into the critical and artistic antagonisms between jazz and classical music, the serious and lively arts, as well as the old and new middle-class tastes. Location: Cutter Classification Braunbehrens, Volkmar.


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