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Farce and fantasy : popular entertainment in eighteenth-century Paris

Author: Robert M Isherwood
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
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Covers every aspect of popular entertainment: fairs, cafes, boulevard theatres, and freak shows.
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Genre/Form: History
Historia
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isherwood, Robert M., 1935-
Farce and fantasy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)557614179
Online version:
Isherwood, Robert M., 1935-
Farce and fantasy.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)607849707
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Isherwood
ISBN: 0195036484 9780195036480 0195061594 9780195061598
OCLC Number: 11784518
Description: ix, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I : The bridge, the fairs and lyric comedy --
The singing culture of the Pont-Neuf --
Raillery in the fairs --
The Opéra-Comique --
The politics of culture : the struggle against privilege --
Part II : The Champs-Elysées, the boulevards, and the Palais-Royal --
Time of triumph, time of loss --
Entrepreneurial dilemmas : the case of the fair Saint-Ovide and the Champs-Elysées --
Streets of the people --
The convergence of popular and elite culture : the Palais-Royal.
Responsibility: Robert M. Isherwood.
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