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Baggy Pants Comedy: Burlesque and the Oral Tradition (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History) (Paperback)

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The first full-length study of comedy on the burlesque stage, this book takes the reader inside the burlesque houses of the 1930s, looks at the role comedy played in an entertainment form known mostly for striptease, and explores how these sketch performers approached their craft.

About the Author


Andrew Davis is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Otis College of Art and Design, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781137378729
ISBN-10: 1137378727
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 8th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History