Pleasures of the Belle Epoque: Entertainment and Festivity in Turn-of-the-Century France

Pleasures of the Belle Epoque: Entertainment and Festivity in Turn-of-the-Century France

by Charles Rearick

Paperback

$27.00
View All Available Formats & Editions

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300043815
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1988
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 7.51(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

List of Color Illustrations
viii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
A Time for Festivity
1(24)
The Right to Be Lazy and to Enjoy
25(28)
Bohemian Gaiety and the New Show Business
53(28)
The Music Halls: A New Democratic Culture?
81(36)
The World's Fairs and Other Extravaganzas
117(30)
The Rhythms of Modern Life
147(20)
The Spectacles of Modern Life
167(30)
Dancing on a Volcano
197(20)
Conclusion 217(6)
Notes 223(12)
Selected Bibliography 235(2)
Index 237

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews