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Author Calico, Joy Haslam, 1965-

Title Brecht at the opera / Joy H. Calico.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 BREC CAL    Available
Description xvi, 282 p. : music ; 24 cm.
Series California studies in 20th-century music ; 9
California studies in 20th-century music; 9.
Note "An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities"--Jacket flap.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-262) and index.
Contents Lehrst├╝ck, opera, and the new audience contract of the epic theater -- The operatic roots of gestus in 'The mother' and 'Round heads and pointed heads' -- Fragments of opera in American exile -- 'Lucullus' : opera and national identity -- Brecht's legacy for opera : estrangement and the canon.
Subject Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Knowledge -- Music.
ISBN 9780520254824 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520254821 (cloth : alk. paper)

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