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Fringe and Fortune:
The Role of Critics in High and Popular Art
Wesley Monroe Shrum Jr.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction: A Critic's New Clothes3
Ch. 1Cultural Mediation and the Status Bargain25
Ch. 2Critics in the Performing Arts42
Ch. 3Development of the Festival Fringe63
Ch. 4Festivals and the Modern Fringe83
Ch. 5Myth of the Fringe109
Ch. 6Do Critics Matter?125
Ch. 7Critical Evaluation144
Ch. 8Do Performers Listen?165
Ch. 9Beyond Formal Evaluation181
Ch. 10Discourse and Hierarchy193
Epilogue213
Appendix A: Review Genres215
Appendix B: Methodological Note218
Appendix C: Note on the Mediation and Reception221
Appendix D: Tables223
Notes229
Bibliography265
Index275

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