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The 1980s: “The Phantom of the Opera Is There Inside My Mind”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Musicals of the 1980s responded to a new global capitalism, supported by the economic and government policies of the Thatcher and Reagan’s regimes. “Megamusicals” radically shifted all aspects of ... More


Mr. Phantom Goes to the East: History and Its Afterlife from Hollywood to Shanghai and Hong Kong

Yiman Wang

in Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the remaking of the horror genre. It analyzes the (dis)figuration of traumatic past history and the ways in which it impacts and shapes the present. The films in question are ... More


Literary Divas: Trilby, Christine, and the Phantom of Phonography

Jennifer Fleeger

in Mismatched Women: The Siren's Song Through the Machine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936892
eISBN:
9780199389971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936892.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The musical heroines of George du Maurier’s 1894 Trilby and Gaston Leroux’s 1911 Phantom of the Opera do not make sound recordings, yet the promise of phonography’s cultural value haunts both novels. ... More


“You Never Seen a Show Like This Before!”: Compact Discs and the Digitization of Broadway

Laurence Maslon

in Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The advent of the compact disc provided another major sea change in the world of Broadway cast albums. Commercially accepted by the mid-1980s, the CD allowed for the recording of a full score of 70 ... More


Mozart's Ghosts: Haunting the Halls of Musical Culture

Mark Everist

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195389173
eISBN:
9780199979202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389173.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Mozart’s Ghosts is a monograph in which Mark Everist examines the developing reputation of the composer from his death in 1791 to the present.It takes reception to mean the multiplicity ... More


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