A Book of Burlesque, Sketches of English Stage Travestie and Parody

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Read Books, Nov 1, 2008 - Drama - 232 pages
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A Book of Burlesque, Sketches of English Stage Travestie and Parody. Originally published in 1891, this book traces the history of burlesque from pre-Shakespearian times on. Contents Include: The Beginnings of Burlesque, The Palmy Days, Classical Burlesque, Burlesque of Faerie, Burlesque of History, Burlesque of Shakespeare, Burleque of Modern Drama, Burlesque of Opera, Burlesque of Fiction and Song, The New Burlesque Keywords: Parody Burlesque (Literature) Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Keywords: Burlesque Palmy Days Travestie Parody Book Traces Modern Drama English Stage 1900s Faerie Sketches Shakespeare Artwork Opera Literature

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