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Author Kimber, Marian Wilson, 1960-
Title The elocutionists : women, music, and the spoken word / Marian Wilson Kimber.
Publisher Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2017.



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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Hearing Lost Voices; Acknowledgments; 1. The Odyssey of a Nice Girl: Elocution and Women's Cultural Aspirations; 2. Making Elocution Musical: Accompanied Recitation and the Musical Voice; 3. Reading the Fairies: Shakespeare in Concert with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream; 4. Sentimentality and Gender in Musically Accompanied Recitations; 5. Grecian Urns in Iowa Towns: Delsarte and The Music Man; 6. In Another Voice: Women and Dialect Recitations.
7. Womanly Women and Moral Uplift: Female Readers and Concert Companies on the Chautauqua Circuit8. Multiplying Voices: American Women and the Music of Choral Speaking; 9. Words and Music Ladies: The Careers of Phyllis Fergus and Frieda Peycke; 10. Women's Work, Women's Humor: Musical Recitations by Female Composers; Afterword: Echoes of Elocutionary Arts; Appendix; Notes; Index.
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ISBN 9780252099151 (ebook)
025209915X
9780252040719 (hardback)
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0252082222
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Author Kimber, Marian Wilson, 1960-
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Subject Oral interpretation.
Elocutionists -- United States.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women performance artists -- United States.
Music theatre -- United States.
Readers' theatre.
Choral speaking.
Oral reading.
Descript 1 online resource.
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Hearing Lost Voices; Acknowledgments; 1. The Odyssey of a Nice Girl: Elocution and Women's Cultural Aspirations; 2. Making Elocution Musical: Accompanied Recitation and the Musical Voice; 3. Reading the Fairies: Shakespeare in Concert with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream; 4. Sentimentality and Gender in Musically Accompanied Recitations; 5. Grecian Urns in Iowa Towns: Delsarte and The Music Man; 6. In Another Voice: Women and Dialect Recitations.
7. Womanly Women and Moral Uplift: Female Readers and Concert Companies on the Chautauqua Circuit8. Multiplying Voices: American Women and the Music of Choral Speaking; 9. Words and Music Ladies: The Careers of Phyllis Fergus and Frieda Peycke; 10. Women's Work, Women's Humor: Musical Recitations by Female Composers; Afterword: Echoes of Elocutionary Arts; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780252099151 (ebook)
025209915X
9780252040719 (hardback)
0252040716
9780252082221
0252082222
Author Kimber, Marian Wilson, 1960-
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Subject Oral interpretation.
Elocutionists -- United States.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women performance artists -- United States.
Music theatre -- United States.
Readers' theatre.
Choral speaking.
Oral reading.

Subject Oral interpretation.
Elocutionists -- United States.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women performance artists -- United States.
Music theatre -- United States.
Readers' theatre.
Choral speaking.
Oral reading.
Descript 1 online resource.
Content text txt
Media computer n
Carrier online resource nc
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: Hearing Lost Voices; Acknowledgments; 1. The Odyssey of a Nice Girl: Elocution and Women's Cultural Aspirations; 2. Making Elocution Musical: Accompanied Recitation and the Musical Voice; 3. Reading the Fairies: Shakespeare in Concert with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream; 4. Sentimentality and Gender in Musically Accompanied Recitations; 5. Grecian Urns in Iowa Towns: Delsarte and The Music Man; 6. In Another Voice: Women and Dialect Recitations.
7. Womanly Women and Moral Uplift: Female Readers and Concert Companies on the Chautauqua Circuit8. Multiplying Voices: American Women and the Music of Choral Speaking; 9. Words and Music Ladies: The Careers of Phyllis Fergus and Frieda Peycke; 10. Women's Work, Women's Humor: Musical Recitations by Female Composers; Afterword: Echoes of Elocutionary Arts; Appendix; Notes; Index.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9780252099151 (ebook)
025209915X
9780252040719 (hardback)
0252040716
9780252082221
0252082222

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