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Author Schweitzer, Marlis.
Title When Broadway was the runway : theater, fashion, and American culture / Marlis Schweitzer.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  792.0973 S    IN LIBRARY
Description 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-294) and index.
Contents The octopus and the matinee girl -- The "department store theater" and the gendering of consumption -- "The cult of clothes" and the performance of class -- Fashioning the modern woman -- The theatrical fashion show on Broadway and Sixth Avenue.
Subject Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Costume -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Costume -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Fashion -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Fashion -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Department stores -- New York (State) -- New York.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Theater, fashion, and American culture
ISBN 9780812241570 (alk. paper)
0812241576 (alk. paper)