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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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The Ultimate Art: Essays Around and about Opera

David Littlejohn - Music - 1994 - 303 pages
Discusses how opera embraces human emotion and experience, Western culture, and individual psychology.
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Viva la LibertÓ!: 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 extravagant art

Herbert Samuel Lindenberger - Music - 1984 - 297 pages
Discusses the formal relations between opera and drama, aesthetic representation, the portrayal of opera in novels, and cultural attitudes toward opera
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Opera and Politics: From Monteverdi to Henze

John Bokina - Music - 2004 - 256 pages
In this book Bokina focuses on political aspects and meanings of operas from the baroque to the postmodern period, showing the varied ways that operas become sensuous vehicles ...
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Opera and Society in Italy and France from Monteverdi to Bourdieu

Victoria Johnson, Jane F. Fulcher, Thomas Ertman - Music - 2007
This edited volume brings together academic specialists writing on the multi-media operatic form from a range of disciplines: comparative literature, history, sociology, and ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies

Nicholas Till - Music - 2012 - 351 pages
The first comprehensive attempt to map the current field of opera studies by leading scholars in the discipline.
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C. W. Von Gluck: Orfeo

Patricia Howard - Music - 1981 - 143 pages
This book explores all aspects of Gluck's historically important opera Orfeo.
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