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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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Opera

Herbert Kupferberg - Music - 1975 - 192 pages
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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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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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The opera

Joseph Wechsberg - Opera - 1972 - 312 pages
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