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Author Jelavich, Peter.

Title Berlin cabaret / Peter Jelavich
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 322 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in cultural history
Studies in cultural history.
Contents ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Cabaret as Metropolitan Montage""; ""Berlin: Cosmopolitan Life, Consumerism, and Montage""; ""Variety Shows and Nietzschean Vitalism""; ""Berlin Wit: Laughter and Censorship""; ""2. Between Elitism and Entertainment: Wolzogen�s Motley Theater""; ""The Premiere of the Motley Theater""; ""Critics and Competitors""; ""New Theater, Rapid Demise""; ""3. From Artistic Parody to Theatrical Renewal: Reinhardt�s Sound and Smoke""; ""Theatrical Parody for Connoisseurs""; ""A Temporary Turn to Political Satire: Serenissimus""
""7. Political Cabaret at the End of the Republic""""The Politics of Revues and Cabaret-Revues""; ""Cabaret and the Crises of the Late Republic""; ""Red Revues and Agitprop""; ""8. Cabaret under National Socialism""; ""The Suppression of Critical Cabaret""; ""From “Positive Cabaret� to Total Depoliticization""; ""Only the “Girls� Remain""; ""Epilogue: Cabaret in Concentration Camps""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
""The Path to a New Theatricality""""4. Cosmopolitan Diversions, Metropolitan Identities""; ""Policing the Pub-Cabarets""; ""Two Sides of Metropolitan Cabaret: Rudolf Nelson and Claire Waldoff""; ""Fashioning Berlin: The Metropol Revues""; ""5. Political Satire in the Early Weimar Republic""; ""Nationalism in Wartime and Postwar Entertainment""; ""Limitations of Republican Satire: Kurt Tucholsky""; ""Dada and Metropolitan Tempo: Walter Mehring""; ""6. The Weimar Revue""; ""The Americanization of Entertainment: Jazz and Black Performers""; ""“Girls and Crisis�""
Analysis Berlin (Germany)
Entertainments History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-315) and index
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Subject Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- Germany -- Berlin -- History.
Political satire, German -- Germany -- Berlin -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Germany -- Berlin.
Berlin (Germany) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674039130 (electronic bk.)
9780674039131 (electronic bk.)