List of Illustrations Preface Themes and Approaches Our Sickly Age's End: Musical Comedy and Modernity Chin Chin Chinaman: Doing Other Cultures Aristocracy and the Cultural Politics of Modernity Interventions in the Politics of Gender and Sexuality The Decline of West End Musical Comedy, 1912-1930 Notes to Appendixes 1, 2 and 3 Appendix 1: Selected British Musical Comedies, 1892-1920 (London, West End) Appendix 2: Selected 'Imported' Musical Comedies, 1898-1920 (London, West End) Appendix 3: Selected Musical Comedies, 1921-1939 (London, West End) Selected Bibliography Index.
About the Author
LEN PLATT is Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has published widely on literary and musical cultures of the early twentieth-century. He is the author of Joyce and the Anglo-Irish: A Study of Joyce and the Literary Revival (1998), Aristocracies of Fiction: The Idea of Aristocracy in Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literatures (2001) and American Culture and Musical Theatre (2003).