Oscar Asche, Orientalism, and British Musical Comedy

Oscar Asche, Orientalism, and British Musical Comedy

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Explores the life and works of Oscar Asche, one of the most commercially successful actor/managers in British theatre history.with Angela, knowing that the two of them could never conjoin, given their respective backgrounds. ... she starts off being jilted, and despite her heroic resistance, initially by Frederick Lonsdalea#39;s script, was not rewarded for it. ... Comedy is never far from the action, however, and is provided principally by the double act of the aforementioned ... And the absurdity of their relationship was further enhanced by a comic duet aquot;Husbands and Wives, aquot; which pandered to male chauvinism whileanbsp;...


Title:Oscar Asche, Orientalism, and British Musical Comedy
Author: Brian Singleton
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2004-01-01
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