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Beethoven in German politics, 1870-1989

Author: David B Dennis
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book chronicles the exploitation of Beethoven's life and work by German political parties from the founding of the modern nation to the East German Revolution of 1989. Drawing on a wealth of previously untapped archival resources, David B. Dennis examines how politicians have associated Beethoven with competing visions of German destiny, thereby transforming art and artist into powerful national symbols.
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Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David B Dennis
ISBN: 0300063997 9780300063998 0300105290 9780300105292
OCLC Number: 32927213
Description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Beethoven in German political culture --
2. The Second Reich --
3. The Weimar era --
4. The Third Reich --
5. Germany divided and reunified.
Responsibility: David B. Dennis.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1950120#Topic\/politici<\/a>> # Politici<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Politici<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/1950120#Topic\/rezeption<\/a>> # Rezeption<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Rezeption<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/32182557<\/a>> # Ludwig van Beethoven<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1770<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1827<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Beethoven<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Ludwig van<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ludwig van Beethoven<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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