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Defining Deutschtum : political ideology, German identity, and music-critical discourse in liberal Vienna

Author: David Lee Brodbeck
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: New cultural history of music.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brodbeck offers a nuanced look at the intersection of music, cultural identity, and political ideology in Liberal Vienna by examining music-critical writing about Carl Goldmark, Antonín Dvořák, and Bedřich Smetana, Austrian citizens but not ethnic Germans. The critical reception of the three reveals a continuum of exclusivity, from a conception of Germanness rooted in social class and cultural elitism to one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print:
Brodbeck, David Lee.
Defining Deutschtum.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lee Brodbeck
ISBN: 9780199362721 0199362726
OCLC Number: 941109566
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: CONTENTS ; List of Plates ; Preface and Acknowledgments ; Note on Place Names and Orthography ; Introduction Viennese Critics and the "Habsburg Dilemma" ; From the Vormarz to the Liberal Heyday ; Chapter 1 Hanslick's Deutschtum ; Chapter 2 Becoming a German: Goldmark and the Assimilationist Project ; Chapter 3 Liberal Essentialism and Goldmark's Early Reception ; Chapter 4 Rethinking the "Billroth Affair" ; Plates ; From the "Iron Ring" to the Fin de siecle ; Chapter 5 Language Ordinances, National Property, and Dvo?ak's Reception in the Taaffe Era ; Chapter 6 Goldmark's Reception Revisited: Liberal Accreditation and Antisemitic Attack ; Chapter 7 "Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows"; or, Smetana's Reception in the 1890s ; Chapter 8 Goldmark's Deutschtum Revisited ; Epilogue Germans, Jews, and Czechs in Mahler's Vienna ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: New cultural history of music.
Responsibility: David Brodbeck.
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Defining Deutschtum engages the political-cultural milieu of Liberal Vienna through the discourse of three generations of music critics. Author David Brodbeck argues that Vienna's music critics were  Read more...

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Throughout the convoluted twists and turns of this story, Brodbeck is always a clear and patient guide. The sheer density of detail might easily have become bewildering, but what emerges is a Read more...

 
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