The soul of pleasure : sentiment and sensation in nineteenth-century American mass entertainment /

Show business is today so essential to American culture it's hard to imagine a time when it was marginal. But as this work demonstrates, the appetite for amusements outside the home was not 'natural': it developed slowly over the course of the nineteenth century. The volume offers a n...

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Author / Creator: Monod, David, 1960- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016.
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