Articles about Cultural Attitudes

From the Editor
Sruti (2015) , No. 365, pp. 60

 

Vampires on the Mississippi: The miscegenation scene in Show Boat
Studies in Musical Theatre (2014) Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 281-289

The classic American musical Show Boat, by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, holds at its heart an intriguingly gothic scene. When Steve drinks Julie's blood in the climactic 'miscegenation scene', his actions recall that of a vampire--a gothic suggestion ...