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Author Schwartz, Michael, 1963 October 18-
Title Broadway and corporate capitalism [electronic resource] : the rise of the professional-managerial class, 1900-1920 / Michael Schwartz.
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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 Electronic Book  PN2277.N5 S37 2009eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource ( vi, 220 p.)
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: a matter for experts -- The growth of Broadway, the emergence of the PMC -- Brave New York : nowhere to go but up -- The show business -- Who were the PMC? -- Meet the experts -- Where the actors stood : the actors' strike -- The problem of nerves -- Dim shadows : pre-PMC consciousness -- Modern men and modern nerves -- Gillette as Sherlock Holmes, super expert -- Fitch and the psychological moment -- Neurasthenics caught on Kodak -- Muckraking the playing field : emerging PMC class consciousness -- The freshest kids in town -- Fair play : The college widow, Strongheart, and Brown of Harvard -- Sweepings from the muckrakes : The lion and the mouse -- Strikers, gentlemen, and toughs : The boss -- A size thirteen collar : musicals and PMC class consciousness -- The musical : pre-post-mortem -- The providences of God : The Sultan of Sulu -- Musicals grow up for a moment : the princess shows -- Showing a class how to move : the castles -- System and farce : emerging PMC habitus -- Cohan as super model, positive and negative -- F.W. Taylor : a scientific call for PMC -- Losing and making a fortune : Brewster's millions -- Grant Mitchell : PMC poster boy -- Humbugging prelude : Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford -- Mitchell on the rise : it pays to advertise -- PMC apotheosis : a tailor-made man -- Conclusion : business as usual -- Clarence : leading the U.S. safely into the 1920s -- Freud and the PMC -- O'Neill and psychological capital -- Other cures for nerves : a look at the 1920s -- Postscript : the return of the tailor-made man.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Theater and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Theater management -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Class consciousness -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Class consciousness in literature.
Related To Print version: Schwartz, Michael,. Broadway and corporate capitalism. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Schwartz, Michael, 1963 Oct. 18- Broadway and corporate capitalism. 1st ed. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 9780230616578 0230616577 (DLC) 2008051654
ISBN 9780230623323
0230623328
9780230616578 (alk. paper)
0230616577 (alk. paper)
Standard # 10.1057/9780230623323 doi