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Singing Our Way to Victory
French Cultural Politics and Music during the Great War
Regina M. Sweeney

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• PART I FROM A CONTESTED PEACE TO A POLITICALLY PEACEFUL WAR
• Musical Pleasures, Pedagogy, and Politics
• A Chorus in Unison: The Ritual of National Mobilization
• PART II CONFLICTING AGENDAS
• The Censorship of Singing, from Music Hall to Trench
• The Eroticization of War: Representations of Sexuality and Violence
• PART III THE CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY OF WAR
• Musical Entertainment in Wartime Paris
• The French Army’s “Theater of War”
• Entertainment at the Front: The Soldiers Go It Alone
• The Reinternationalization of Mass Culture and the Turn to Nostalgia
• Conclusion
• Appendix A: Examples of Sheet Music
• Appendix B: List of Musical Establishments Open during the War
• Notes
• Selected Biography
• Index

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