Jewish identities : nationalism, racism, and utopianism in twentieth-century music (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Jewish identities : nationalism, racism, and utopianism in twentieth-century music

Author: Klára Móricz
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Series: California studies in 20th-century music, 8; S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The prevailing essentialist assumptions about 'Jewish music,' maintain that ethnic groups, nations, or religious communities possess an essence that must manifest itself in art created by members of  Read more...

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Named Person: Ernest Bloch; Arnold Schoenberg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klára Móricz
ISBN: 9780520250888 0520250885
OCLC Number: 471008578
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 401-415. Index.
Description: 1 v. (XVII-436 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Note on Transliteration Introduction I. JEWISH NATIONALISM A LA RUSSE: THE SOCIETY FOR JEWISH FOLK MUSIC 1. "Trifles of Jewish Music" 2. Zhidi and Yevrei in a Neonationalist Context II. MAN'S MOST DANGEROUS MYTH: ERNEST BLOCH AND RACIAL THOUGHT 3. Racial Mystique: Anti-Semitism and Ernest Bloch's Theories of Art 4. Denied and Accepted Stereotypes: From Jezabel to Schelomo 5. The Confines of Judaism and the Elusiveness of Universality: The Sacred Service III. UTOPIAS/DYSTOPIAS: ARNOLD SCHOENBERG'S SPIRITUAL JUDAISM 6. Uneasy Parallels: From German Nationalism to Jewish Utopia 7. Torsos and Abstractions: "Music in Its Promised Land" 8. On the Ashes of the Holocaust: Anxiety, Abstraction, and Schoenberg's Rhetoric of Fear 9. A Taste for "the Things of Heaven": Cleansing Music of Politics Postscript: "Castle of Purity" Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: California studies in 20th-century music, 8; S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
Responsibility: Klára Móricz.
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