Selling the Bird : Richard Walton Tully´s the bird of paradise and the dynamics of theatrical commodification

  • The subject of this essay is a largely forgotten long-run play that had considerable impact on US culture in the first half of the twentieth century. Richard Walton Tully´s romantic drama "The Bird of Paradise" is a perfect example of a serious-minded, commercially successful play that has been erased from our disciplinary memory.

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Author:Christopher Balme
Parent Title (German):Theatre Journal
Publisher:The Johns Hopkins University Press
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2009/01/26
Year of first Publication:2005
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/01/26
GND Keyword:Walton, Richard
Page Number:20
First Page:1
Last Page:20
Source:; (in:) Theatre Journal 57,1, 2005, S. 1-20; (reprinted in:) Modern Drama : Critical Concepts : Critical Concepts in Literary
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 79 Sport, Spiele, Unterhaltung / 792 Bühnenkunst
Sammlungen:Sammlung Musik, Theater, Film / Literatur zum Theater
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht