Pierrots on the Stage of Desire
Nineteenth-Century French Literary Artists and the Comic Pantomime
Robert F. Storey
This book, a companion to the author's Pierrot: A Critical History of a Mask (Princeton, 1978), provides a detailed history of nineteenth-century French pantomime, from the feeries of Jean-Gaspard Deburau at the Theatre des Funambules to the cabaret entertainments of Georges Wague at the height of la Belle Epoque.
First published in 1985.
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