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By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... lightning-sketch vaudeville minstrelsy rebellion performing animator ...
Book Chapter

By Clare Sears
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
... freak shows slumming tours vaudeville nineteenth-century San Francisco cross-dressing ...
Book Chapter

By Nicholas Sammond
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375784-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7578-4
... This chapter locates one of the significant taproots of American commercial animation on the vaudeville stage. Performing animators such as Winsor McCay, James Stuart Blackton, and Pat Sullivan made a living as lightning-sketch artists, creating complex visual puns on chalkboards and pads...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376194-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7619-4
..., popularized, and democratized the normative gender boundaries that cross-dressing law produced. freak shows slumming tours vaudeville nineteenth-century San Francisco cross-dressing ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... of courtship in the 1910s and 1920s. The industrial developments and social dynamics that enabled and accompanied this evolution are discussed: the shift from minstrelsy to vaudeville; the rise of Tin Pan Alley’s new publishing model and changes in song content to increasingly focus on the romantic and erotic...