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Author Noonan, Ellen, 1966-
Title The strange career of Porgy and Bess [electronic resource] : race, culture, and America's most famous opera / Ellen Noonan.
Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2012], ©2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A romance of Negro life : Porgy, 1925 -- Interlude : Charleston, 1680-1900 -- A chocolate-covered lithograph strip : Porgy, 1927 -- Interlude : Charleston, 1920 -1940 -- Gershwin's idea of what a Negro opera should be : Porgy and Bess, 1935 -- Neither the measure of America nor that of the Negro : Porgy and Bess, 1952-1956 -- Interlude : Charleston, 1940-1960 -- Forget any version you may have seen before : Porgy and Bess, 1959-2012 -- Epilogue : Charleston, 1970-2005.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy and Bess.
Music and race.
Race in opera.
African Americans in popular culture -- 20th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780807837160 0807837164 (DLC) 2012016635
ISBN 0807837334 (electronic bk.)
9780807837337 (electronic bk.)
9780807837160 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807837164 (cloth : alk. paper)
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