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Situating Opera: Period, Genre, Reception

Herbert Lindenberger - Music - 2010
Setting opera within a variety of contexts - social, aesthetic, historical - Lindenberger illuminates a form that has persisted in recognizable shape for over four centuries ...
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The History in Literature: On Value, Genre, Institutions

Herbert Lindenberger - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 269 pages
Herbert Lindenberger was one of the first literary critics to call for some kind of return to historical thinking in literary criticism. His ten essays cover canon formation ...
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One Family's Shoah: Victimization, Resistance, Survival in Nazi Europe

Herbert Lindenberger - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 240 pages
Deploying concepts of interpretation, liberation, and survival, esteemed literary critic Herbert Lindenberger parallels the history of the Holocaust with his own coming to ...
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NPR The Curious Listener's Guide to Opera

William Berger - Fiction - 2002 - 240 pages
Major composers including Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, and Strauss * Legendary singers from the great divas to the Three Tenors * What to look for and listen to at the opera ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies

Nicholas Till - Music - 2012 - 364 pages
With its powerful combination of music and theatre, opera is one of the most complex and yet immediate of all art forms. Once opera was studied only as 'a stepchild of ...
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Opera and the Morbidity of Music

Joseph Kerman - Music - 2008 - 373 pages
The death of classical music, the distinguished critic and musicologist Joseph Kerman declares, is “a tired, vacuous concept that will not die.” In this wide-ranging collection ...
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Viva la Libertà!: Politics in Opera

Anthony Arblaster - Music - 1997 - 340 pages
An impassioned guide to opera's political dimension. Viva la Liberta! puts politics back into opera, uncovering the political dimension of an art form all too often considered ...
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Opera: The Basics

Denise Gallo - Music - 2013 - 224 pages
Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including: the origins of opera basic terminology the ...
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