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1. Christmas, Andrea. Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet.

Degree: MA, History and Philosophy, 2013, Eastern Michigan University

Beginning in the first half of the nineteenth century, ballerinas overtook male dancers on the stage of the Paris Opéra Ballet and in critical writings about the ballet. At the same time, there was tremendous growth in bourgeois male subscribership to the Opéra. Subscribers engaged in backstage affairs with ballerinas, replicating an aristocratic tradition and exchanging financial protection for sex. In this thesis I ask why male dancers grew so unpopular at this time and what their unpopularity reveals about French masculinity. I argue that newly enfranchised bourgeois audience members used the Opéra as a site to negotiate their masculinity in conjunction with the aristocracy that had preceded them. They rejected danseurs because they were tangible symbols of the pre-Revolutionary period, but embraced financial protection arrangements with ballerinas to mark their ascension as the most powerful class in France, thus creating a complex and nuanced bourgeois masculinity. Advisors/Committee Members: Jesse Kauffman, Ph.D., Chair, John McCurdy, Ph.D., Ronald Delph, Ph.D..

Subjects/Keywords: Sex; masculinity; France Nineteenth-Century; Opera de Paris; Ballet; European History

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APA (6th Edition):

Christmas, A. (2013). Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet. (Thesis). Eastern Michigan University. Retrieved from http://commons.emich.edu/theses/487

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Christmas, Andrea. “Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet.” 2013. Thesis, Eastern Michigan University. Accessed April 19, 2019. http://commons.emich.edu/theses/487.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Christmas, Andrea. “Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet.” 2013. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

Vancouver:

Christmas A. Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet. [Internet] [Thesis]. Eastern Michigan University; 2013. [cited 2019 Apr 19]. Available from: http://commons.emich.edu/theses/487.

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Council of Science Editors:

Christmas A. Masculinity in the nineteenth-century Paris opéra ballet. [Thesis]. Eastern Michigan University; 2013. Available from: http://commons.emich.edu/theses/487

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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