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Author Mordden, Ethan, 1947- author.

Title On Streisand : an opinionated guide / Ethan Mordden.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]

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Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B STREISAND, B.    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Biographies  B STREISAND BARBRA M    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B STREISAND BARBRA M    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Biographies  BIOG STREISAND, BARBARA    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 160 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-150) and index.
Summary Begins with a broad year-by-year outline of Barbra Streisand's landmark achievements and a few of her more whimsical escapades. This is followed by a long essay on how her idiosyncratic self-realization marks her as a unique national treasure, an artist without limits. Then comes the major part of the book, a work-by-work analysis; this section is broken down into separate chapters, each organized chronologically: stage shows, television shows and concerts, movies, and recordings. Throughout, Mordden follows Streisand's independence, which he sees as her central quality.
Subject Streisand, Barbra -- Criticism and interpretation.
Streisand, Barbra. (OCoLC)fst00063523
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Composers & Musicians.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Online version: Mordden, Ethan, 1947- On Streisand. New York City : Oxford University Press, 2019 9780190651787 (DLC) 2018035027
ISBN 9780190651763 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0190651768 (cloth ; alk. paper)
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