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Author Chemers, Michael M.
Title Staging stigma [electronic resource] : a critical examination of the American freak show / Michael M. Chemers ; foreword by Jim Ferris.
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  GV1835.5 .C44 2008eb    ONLINE
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 168 p., 10 p. of plates) : ill.
Series Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history
Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-157) and index.
Contents Introduction : the ugly word -- 1. Staging stigma -- 2. Prurience and propriety -- 3. Enlightenment and wonder -- 4. Pathology and prodigy -- 5. Exploitation and transgression -- Conclusion : God's own artwork -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Freak shows -- United States -- History.
Carnivals -- United States -- History.
Abnormalities, Human -- United States.
Related To Print version: Chemers, Michael M. Staging stigma. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 0230610668 9780230610668 (DLC) 2008017529
ISBN 023061681X (electronic bk.)
9780230616813 (electronic bk.)
0230610668 (alk. paper)
9780230610668 (alk. paper)