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Victor HerbertA Theatrical Life$
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Neil Gould

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780823228713

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.001.0001

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Operetta as Social Document (1905)

Operetta as Social Document (1905)

(p.342) Chapter 12 Operetta as Social Document (1905)
Victor Herbert

Neil Gould

Fordham University Press

This chapter provides in-depth analysis is provided about Mlle. Modiste. The plot is about a shop girl who dreams of something more—a career in the opera. Beneath the fluff and furbelow, the work had a serious subtext: the position of women in contemporary society. Under another lens, Mlle. Modiste is the forerunner of Show Boat, with the latter's focus on problems of miscegenation and racial inequalities.

Keywords:   Mlle. Modiste, musical, Paris, women's studies

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