West Side story : cultural perspectives on an American musical / Elizabeth A. Wells
E-Book | Scarecrow Press | 2011

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-298), discography (pages 275-276) , and index.
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Contents
"There's a place for us" : reflections on an American musical -- From Gangway! to Broadway : genesis of the musical -- "Music about music" : Bernstein and West Side story -- "Mambo!" : West Side story and the Hispanic -- "I and Velma ain't dumb" : the women of West Side story -- "A boy like that" : the gangs of West Side story -- From the West Side to the East Side : reception and revision -- "Finale" -- Appendix A: Lyrics to select songs -- Appendix B: Chronology -- Appendix C: Cast and crew of various productions, including award nominations and wins.
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Wells presents a scholarly study of the American musical West Side Story, viewing the work from cultural, historical, and musical perspectives. --from publisher description.
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Print version: 9780810876668 0810876663 (DLC) 2010020727
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10901808
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1461674220 (electronic bk.)
9781461674221 (electronic bk.)
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