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Author Kramer, Lawrence, 1946-

Title Opera and modern culture : Wagner and Strauss / Lawrence Kramer.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.1092 WAGN KRA    Available
Description 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : thinking through opera with Wagner and Strauss -- Opera : two or three things I know about her -- Contesting Wagner : the Lohengrin prelude and anti-anti-semitism -- The waters of Prometheus : nationalism and sexuality in Wagner's Ring -- Enchantment and modernity : Wagner the symptom -- Modernity's cutting edge : the Salome complex -- Video as Jugendstil : Salome, visuality, and performance -- Fin-de-si├Ęcle fantasies : Elektra and the culture of supremacism -- Epilogue : voice and its beyonds.
Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Operas.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Operas.
Opera -- Social aspects.
Sex in opera.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
ISBN 0520241738 (cloth : alk. paper)

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