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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398530-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9853-0
...2 A Phantom of the Opera: Christopher Newman's Unconscious in The American Everything was over, and he too at last could rest The most unpleasant thing that had ever happened to him had reached its formal conclusion, as it were; he could...
Published: 12 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389972-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8997-2
... CHAPTER 1 COLONIALISM, MODERNITY, AND MUSIC: PRELIMINARY NOTES ON THE RISE OF TONALITY AND OPERA Hide your wives and daughters, hide the groceries too The great nations of Europe comin’ through...
Published: 12 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389972-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8997-2
... CHAPTER 2 PEOPLING THE STAGE: OPERA, OTHERNESS, AND NEW MUSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN THE ENLIGHTENMENT powerfinds its place in lack of power —George Eliot, Middlemarch OTHERNESS IN THE ENLIGHTENMENT n the...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
...“They Dig Her Message”: I saw Francesco Rosi’s film version of Bizet’s Car- Opera, Television, and men. I had wound up majoring in foreign lan- guages so there were no further barriers to libret- the Black Diva...
Published: 28 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383284-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8328-4
... Three Penny Opera or Eve’s Symphony in B Minor Daisy Cocco De Filippis Act I—Scene from La Forza del Destino—Scherzo Aurelia got up that morning convinced that this was her day. She could at last face the world and...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
...Italian Opera in Early National Mexico NANCY VOGELEY Twelve years after Gioacchino Rossini's opera Mahometto II had its pre• miere in Naples, it was performed in full company in Mexico City. The event, on IsJune 1832, saw the same tenor entertaining in the former Spanish colony...
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395508-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9550-8
...Part III C h a p t e r S i x The Novel, a Beggar’s Opera Je devins un opéra fabuleux. G. Apollinaire Studying Art, Studying Ideology Deep Rivers is a major work of contemporary Latin American fiction. It took Peruvian critics twenty years to appreciate its place in their coun...
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... “Music’s Material Dependency: What Underwater Opera Can Tell Us about Odysseus’s Ears” examines the underwater vocal practice of Los Angeles–based performance artist and soprano Juliana Snapper and dispenses with the idea that sound is stable and knowable before it is produced and perceived. By...
Published: 03 September 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380894-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8089-4
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380498-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8049-8
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389774-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8977-4
... 6 FROM ROMANCE TO RAPE SEX, VIOLENCE, AND SOAP OPERAS The difference between rape and romance is a very thin line. —NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLYMAN JOSEPH F. LISA, 1972 Rape is not a crime of...
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By Anikó Imre
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... This chapter discusses late socialist Eastern European domestic drama serials or “soap operas.” These were developed in the late socialist atmosphere of political and economic thaw, which turned increased attention to women, consumerism, and the family as the microcosm of the socialist nation...
Published: 18 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374695-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7469-5
... “The Acoustic Mediation of Voice, Self, and Others” deals with spatial-relational and acoustic dimensions that are naturalized through distinct sonic, performative, and listening practices. Two operas are examined: Meredith Monk’s 2008 Songs of Ascension (originally composed for a sculptural...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... gendered address in terms of scheduling and content, and in terms of women’s participation as TV professionals and viewers. This chapter discusses late socialist Eastern European domestic drama serials or “soap operas.” These were developed in the late socialist atmosphere of political and economic...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374046-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... This chapter examines an anomalous moment in Beethoven’s opera, the one place where speaking voice is accompanied by music (a combination that defines melodrama). It suggests that the inventiveness of this moment does not so much suggest a way beyond the political impasses of gender on which the...
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... This chapter takes a single film as its starting point: The Wild, Wild Rose (1960), a Mandarin musical inspired by the music and plot of Bizet’s opera Carmen. The film’s portrayal of its songstress amalgamates two very different iconic fictional personas, the fiery temptress Carmen, and the self...
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... This chapter examines an anomalous moment in Beethoven’s opera, the one place where speaking voice is accompanied by music (a combination that defines melodrama). It suggests that the inventiveness of this moment does not so much suggest a way beyond the political impasses of gender on which...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... of the audience (she still performs, in fact, as a member of the Feminist Improvising Group of musicians). A most unlikely murder mystery, Thriller is based on the Puccini opera La Boheme. Yet by its example, Thriller points to the vast quantity of female-murdered mysteries waiting for...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
..., Marie and others who will doubtless enter the field, that grand opera can be given at the Metropolitan Opera House at New York without any material change from the original, and with artists and musicians long since dead.”1 The principle of the kinetograph—the recording—and the kinetoscope...