Literature as Opera

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Oxford University Press, 1977 - Music and literature - 431 pages
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Literature and Opera
Handel the Passions and EighteenthCentury Aesthetics

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absolute music Act III aesthetic Alcina allegro andante Apollonian aria Ariodante Ariosto artistic Aschen Aschenbach Baroque Baroque music Beaumarchais beautiful bel canto Benjamin Britten Benvenuto Cellini Berg Berg's Berlioz Bertel Thorvaldsen Biichner's Billy Budd Boris Godunov Bride of Lammermoor Britten C. S. Lewis cabaletta Cellini character Charles Avison coloratura comic composer composer's contrabassoon Curlew River da capo aria Danton's Death Death in Venice Debussy Decadent Decadent movement Der Tod Dionysian Dionysus Don Giovanni Donizetti dramatic dramaturgy duet effect emotions equipoise Erwartung Eugene Onegin expression Expressionism Expressionist femme fatale Ferruccio Busoni Figaro finally Frank Wedekind French Furioso genius George Bernard Shaw Giuseppe Verdi Goethe Guillaume Tell Gustav Klimt Handel Handelian Hector Berlioz himself Hugo von Hofmannsthal human Joseph Kerman Jugendstil La Traviata Lady Macbeth Le Nozze Lensky Les Troyens librettist libretto literary literature Lulu plays lyric Macbeth Mann's Maria Maria Stuarda Mary Stuart modern moment Mozart musical expression nature Ned Rorem Nietzsche Onegin opera opera seria oratorios orchestral Orlando Orlando Furioso Oscar Wilde Otello passions Paul Kornfeld Pelleas et Melisande Peter Grimes Phaedrus Pierrot Lunaire play plot poem poetic Pushkin qualities Richard Strauss role Romain Rolland Romantic Romanticism Rossini Salome Samuel Johnson scene Schiller Schoenberg score Scott sense Shakespeare Socrates stage Stefan George Stendhal story Strauss style Symbolist Symphonie Fantastique Tadzio Tchaikovsky theatrical Thomas Mann tion Tod in Venedig translation Verdi verismo vocal W. H. Auden W. J. Turner Waverley novels Wilde's words Woyzeck writing wrote

About the author (1977)

Gary Schmidgall is the author of several studies of Shakespeare and biographies of Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman. He has been a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Mellon and Guggenheim Foundations.

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