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Landscape and Gender in Italian Opera
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Details

  • 15 b/w illus. 26 music examples
  • Page extent: 368 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.71 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 782.1/0945/09034
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: ML1733.4 .S46 2005
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Opera--Italy--19th century
    • Opera--Italy--20th century
    • Heroines in opera
    • Virginity in opera
    • Mountains in opera

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521834377 | ISBN-10: 0521834376)




Contents




List of illustrations vii
Acknowledgements ix

1 Virgins, mountains, opera 1
2 ‘At the foot of the Alps’: the landscape of La sonnambula 21
3 Linda di Chamounix and the ideology of chastity 93
4 The politics of genre in Luisa Miller 143
5 Deflowering the Alps: from I promessi sposi to La Wally and Fedora 181
6 La fanciulla del West: a new landscape for a new virgin 228

Notes 263
Bibliography 327
Index 349

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