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Siren Songs

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Opera

Siren Songs( )
Editor: Smart, Mary Ann
Series title:Princeton Studies in Opera
ISBN:978-0-691-05813-9
Publication Date:Dec 2000
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $89.00
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Performing Arts / Theater / General
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Music / Genres & Styles / Opera
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.7 x 22.7 x 1.872 cm
Book Weight:0.455 Kilograms



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