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The Resource Laboring to play : home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920, Melanie Dawson

Laboring to play : home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920, Melanie Dawson

Label
Laboring to play : home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920
Title
Laboring to play
Title remainder
home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Dawson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
790.1/0973/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV53
LC item number
.D39 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Laboring to play : home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920, Melanie Dawson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0422/2004019086.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Labor, leisure, and the scope of ungenteel play -- Dramatic regression : the borrowed pleasures and privileges of youth -- Fracturing genteel identity : the cultural work of grotesque play -- Skills rewarded : women's lives transformed through entertainment -- Staging disaster : turn-of-the-century entertainment scenes and the failure of personal transformation -- Old games, new narratives, and the specter of a generational divide -- Imagined unity : entertainment's communal spectacles and shared histories
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 257 p.
Isbn
9780817314491
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368380283
Label
Laboring to play : home entertainment and the spectacle of middle-class cultural life, 1850-1920, Melanie Dawson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0422/2004019086.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Labor, leisure, and the scope of ungenteel play -- Dramatic regression : the borrowed pleasures and privileges of youth -- Fracturing genteel identity : the cultural work of grotesque play -- Skills rewarded : women's lives transformed through entertainment -- Staging disaster : turn-of-the-century entertainment scenes and the failure of personal transformation -- Old games, new narratives, and the specter of a generational divide -- Imagined unity : entertainment's communal spectacles and shared histories
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 257 p.
Isbn
9780817314491
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004019086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368380283

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