The Seven Lively Arts by Gilbert Seldes

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Author Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970
LoC No. 24009374
Title The Seven Lively Arts
Alternate Title The 7 Lively Arts
Contents The keystone the builders rejected -- "I am here to-day": Charlie Chaplin -- Say it with music -- Tearing a passion to ragtime -- Toujours jazz -- Mr. Dooley, meet Mr. Lardner -- A tribute to Florenz Ziegfeld -- The Darktown Strutters on Broadway -- Plan for a lyric theatre in America -- The one-man show -- The dæmonic in the American theatre -- These, too -- The "vulgar" comic strip -- The Krazy Kat that walks by himself -- The damned effrontery of the two-a-day -- They call it dancing -- St. Simeon stylites -- Burlesque, circus, clowns, and acrobats -- The true and inimitable kings of laughter -- The great god bogus -- An open letter to the movie magnates -- Before a picture by Picasso -- Appendices: Appendix to "I am here today". "Bananas" and other songs. Appendix to These, too..." The Krazy Kat ballet. Further note on the Fratellini. The cinema novel. Acknowledgments.
Credits Tim Lindell, Charlie Howard, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject American wit and humor
Subject Motion pictures
Subject Music -- History and criticism
Subject Theater -- United States
Subject Dance
Subject Journalism
Subject American wit and humor, Pictorial
Subject Circus
Category Text
EBook-No. 66294
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Oct 13, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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