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Hamilton: Who tells your story? Historiography and Metatextuality

July 22, 2020
Break it Down
Hamilton: Who tells your story? Historiography and Metatextuality
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Break it Down
Hamilton: Who tells your story? Historiography and Metatextuality
Jul 22, 2020

Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? This week, in light of Hamilton’s release on Disney+, Holly and Hilary, joined by guests Sarah Cremin and Emma Field, break down Lin-Manuel Miranda’s beloved musical phenomenon. We will be breaking down historiography, legacy, and Hamilton’s meta elements. So, join us in the room where it happens as we break down Hamilton! 


Artwork by: @akalashell

Boogie Woogie Bed by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://audionautix.com/


Works Cited:
Adam Savage Explores the Sound Mixing of Hamilton!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60OpF3DCVls
Bergen, Sadie. On Hamilton and Learning to Think Historically: https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/october-2015/on-hamilton-and-learning-to-think-historically
Churchwell, Sarah. Why Hamilton is making musical history https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/nov/05/why-hamilton-is-making-musical-history
Hamilton's America - Interview with Lin Manuel Miranda – PBS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfR_l8cF6XE
Harbert, Elissa. Hamilton and History Musicals: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/715969/pdf?casa_token=ddr-cBcFz-QAAAAA:BqFqQcz7wV8scJzKWpLKvz-TYDJJ2i7VbnhPJCCxe3_d9BbvWe2gmM_CiIjtr6SWBEVGxAEITsRd

Hamilton: History Has its Eyes on You Documentary. Available on Disney+

Harihareswara, Sumana. The Uses Of History in Hamilton: An American Musical: https://www.tor.com/2015/12/21/the-uses-of-history-in-hamilton-an-american-musical/
Historians on Hamilton | The New School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKyaLTzwVMY
Nellhaus, Tobin. Theatre Histories: An Introduction. Routledge, 2016.
Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eytc9ZaNWyc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=6
Thelan, David. Making History and Making the United States: https://www-jstor-org.ucc.idm.oclc.org/stable/pdf/27556475.pdf?ab_segments=0%252Fbasic_SYC-5187%252Fcontrol&refreqid=excelsior%3A28677358c2777403c3a0643215adec7e
Smith, Billy G. “Alexander Hamilton: The Wrong Hero for Our Age.” The Independent Review, vol. 21, no. 4, 2017, pp. 519–522. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26314793. Accessed 22 July 2020.

Show Notes

Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? This week, in light of Hamilton’s release on Disney+, Holly and Hilary, joined by guests Sarah Cremin and Emma Field, break down Lin-Manuel Miranda’s beloved musical phenomenon. We will be breaking down historiography, legacy, and Hamilton’s meta elements. So, join us in the room where it happens as we break down Hamilton! 


Artwork by: @akalashell

Boogie Woogie Bed by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Artist: http://audionautix.com/


Works Cited:
Adam Savage Explores the Sound Mixing of Hamilton!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60OpF3DCVls
Bergen, Sadie. On Hamilton and Learning to Think Historically: https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/october-2015/on-hamilton-and-learning-to-think-historically
Churchwell, Sarah. Why Hamilton is making musical history https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/nov/05/why-hamilton-is-making-musical-history
Hamilton's America - Interview with Lin Manuel Miranda – PBS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfR_l8cF6XE
Harbert, Elissa. Hamilton and History Musicals: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/715969/pdf?casa_token=ddr-cBcFz-QAAAAA:BqFqQcz7wV8scJzKWpLKvz-TYDJJ2i7VbnhPJCCxe3_d9BbvWe2gmM_CiIjtr6SWBEVGxAEITsRd

Hamilton: History Has its Eyes on You Documentary. Available on Disney+

Harihareswara, Sumana. The Uses Of History in Hamilton: An American Musical: https://www.tor.com/2015/12/21/the-uses-of-history-in-hamilton-an-american-musical/
Historians on Hamilton | The New School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKyaLTzwVMY
Nellhaus, Tobin. Theatre Histories: An Introduction. Routledge, 2016.
Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eytc9ZaNWyc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=6
Thelan, David. Making History and Making the United States: https://www-jstor-org.ucc.idm.oclc.org/stable/pdf/27556475.pdf?ab_segments=0%252Fbasic_SYC-5187%252Fcontrol&refreqid=excelsior%3A28677358c2777403c3a0643215adec7e
Smith, Billy G. “Alexander Hamilton: The Wrong Hero for Our Age.” The Independent Review, vol. 21, no. 4, 2017, pp. 519–522. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26314793. Accessed 22 July 2020.