British Musical Theatre and Cultural Identity 1890-1939

Project Details


Ongoing project that explores the function of musical comedy on the West End as a vehicle for social and cultural identity formation, critique and comment, in the period 1890-1939. Primary considerations include the representation of Empire, Union and nation (British/English elision) and the personal identities of class and gender.
Short titleBritish Musical Theatre
Effective start/end date3/11/141/11/17


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