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Brecht at the opera

Author: Joy Haslam Calico
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Argues that Brecht's simultaneous work on opera and Lehrstuck in the 1920s generated the concept of audience experience that would come to define epic theater, and that his revisions to the theory of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bertolt Brecht; Bertolt Brecht; Bertolt Brecht; Bertolt Brecht; Bertolt Brecht
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Haslam Calico
ISBN: 9780520254824 0520254821
OCLC Number: 239472652
Notes: "An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities."
Description: XVI, 282 Seiten : Notenbeispiele.
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Lehrstuck, Opera, and the New Audience Contract of the Epic Theater 2. The Operatic Roots of Gestus in The Mother and Round Heads and Pointed Heads 3. Fragments of Opera in American Exile 4. Lucullus: Opera and National Identity 5. Brecht's Legacy for Opera: Estrangement and the Canon Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Joy H. Calico.


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"A noteworthy, compelling, and occasionally provocative addition to the vast body of literature about Brecht that even literary scholars would not want to miss perusing." -- Eve M. Duffy H-German "An Read more...

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