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world of Gilbert and Sullivan. by W. A. Darlington

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Published by Peter Nevill in London .
Written in English


  • Sullivan, Arthur, -- 1842-1900.,
  • Gilbert, W. S. -- 1836-1911.

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Mar 11,  · GILBERT & SULLIVAN AND THEIR VICTORIAN WORLD reads like a long article in a reception-room magazine, with ambition no greater than to tell the story of this amazing partnership. But on its own terms, this is a very successful book, providing this reader with several nights of /5(3). Gilbert and Sullivan's [world], from the first moment was obviously not the audience's world, [it was] an artificial world, with a neatly controlled and shapely precision which has not gone out of fashion – because it was never in fashion in the sense of using the fleeting conventions and ways of thought of contemporary human society. The Gilbert and Sullivan canon is, at its best, unimpeachable as a work of literature and musical theatre (I won't get into the argument over whether or not it is opera, or whether or not it is musical theatre- even Gilbert and Sullivan seemed unsure by the end of their career)/5. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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Feb 01,  · this book will be an important reference point for future discussions of Gilbert and Sullivan, gender, and the Victorian stage. Benjamin D. O'Dell, English Literature in Transition, [A] triumphant cultural history. Joseph Bristow, Studies in English Literature, Sep 04,  · Buy The World of Gilbert and Sullivan by The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, W. S. Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low /5(4). Mar 12,  · T oday the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan seem as timeless as Shakespeare and scones. Yet when they opened, these musical frolics were topical as well as charming, like rhyming episodes of The gamboled through the subjects of the day, laughing at the latest crazes and poking fun at pillars of the British Christian Kirkpatrick. The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan by The Modern Library and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at