Emblems of eloquence : opera and women's voices in seventeenth-century Venice (Computer file, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Emblems of eloquence : opera and women's voices in seventeenth-century Venice

Author: Wendy Beth Heller; Ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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Drawing upon a complex web of early modern sources and ancient texts, this study is a treatment of women, gender and sexuality in 17th-century opera. It explores the operatic manifestations of female  Read more...

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Beth Heller; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0520209338 9780520209336
OCLC Number: 704505362
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.
Description: xix, 386 Seiten cm
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Tables Preface and Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Editorial Principles Introduction 1. The Emblematic Woman 2. Bizzarrie Femminile: Opera and the Accademia degli Incogniti 3. Didone and the Voice of Chastity 4. "Disprezzata regina": Woman and Empire 5. The Nymph Calisto and the Myth of Female Pleasure 6. Semiramide and Musical Transvestism 7. Messalina la Meretrice: Envoicing the Courtesan Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Wendy Heller.

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