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From satirical piece to commercial product: the mid-Victorian opera burlesque and its bourgeois audience (2017)
Journal Article
Cormac, J. (in press). From satirical piece to commercial product: the mid-Victorian opera burlesque and its bourgeois audience. Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 142(1), doi:10.1080/02690403.2017.1286124. ISSN 0269-0403

Current studies of burlesque position it as a subversive genre that questioned cultural and social hierarchies and spoke to diverse audiences. Central to this interpretation are burlesque’s juxtapositions of high and low culture, particularly popular... Read More