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The Resource Siren songs : representations of gender and sexuality in opera, edited by Mary Ann Smart

Siren songs : representations of gender and sexuality in opera, edited by Mary Ann Smart

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Siren songs : representations of gender and sexuality in opera
Title
Siren songs
Title remainder
representations of gender and sexuality in opera
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary Ann Smart
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Language
eng
Summary
It has long been argued that opera is all about sex. Siren Songs is the first collection of articles devoted to exploring the impact of this sexual obsession, and of the power relations that come with it, on the music, words, and staging of opera. Here a distinguished and diverse group of musicologists, literary critics, and feminist scholars address a wide range of fascinating topics--from Salome's striptease to hysteria to jazz and gender--in Italian, English, German, and French operas from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. The authors combine readings of specific scenes with effor
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Princeton studies in opera
Siren songs : representations of gender and sexuality in opera, edited by Mary Ann Smart
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Siren songs : representations of gender and sexuality in opera, edited by Mary Ann Smart
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1287m26
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Selected papers from Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Opera, a conference held Sept. 1995 at the State University of New York, Stony Brook
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-294) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Introduction / Mary Ann Smart -- Through voices, history / Catherine Clément -- The absent mother in opera seria / Martha Feldman -- Staging Mozart's women / Wye Jamison Allanbrook, Mary Hunter, Gretchen A. Wheelock -- The career of Cherubino, or the trouser role grows up / Heather Hadlock -- Elisabeth's last act / Roger Parker -- Body and voice in melodrama and opera / Peter Brooks -- Ulterior motives : Verdi's recurring themes revisited / Mary Ann Smart -- Mélisande's hair, or the trouble in Allemonde : a postmodern allegory at the Opéra-Comique / Katherine Bergeron -- Opera : two or three things I know about her / Lawrence Kramer -- Staging the female body : Richard Strauss's Salome / Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, M.D. -- "Soulless machines" and Steppenwolves : renegotiating masculinity in Krenek's Jonny spielt auf / Joseph Henry Auner -- "Grimes is at his exercise" : sex, politics, and violence in the librettos of Peter Grimes / Philip Brett
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9781400866717
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00038500
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illustrations.
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