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Mallarmé and Debussy : unheard music, unseen text

Author: Elizabeth McCombie
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the web of similarities and differences between music and poetry using works by Mallarme and Debussy as case studies. Analysing Mallarme's vision of a shared musico-poetic aesthetic, this  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Claude Debussy; Stéphane Mallarmé; Claude Debussy; Stéphane Mallarmé
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth McCombie
ISBN: 0199266379 9780199266371
OCLC Number: 52876565
Description: 300 pages : music ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue ; Notes on Editions and References ; Introduction: Searching for the intermediary ; 1. Music in Mallarme: a musico-poetic aesthetic ; 2. The poetics of discontinuity: explosante fixe and eclat ; 3. L'adorable arabesque ; 4. Song and the eventail ; Epilogue ; Appendix: Score of Soupir ; Glossary ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
Responsibility: Elizabeth McCombie.


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Through her impressive comprehension of Mallarme's writings ... McCombie has much to share with us. * Gurminder Bhogal, Nineteenth-Century Music Review * ...provide[s] especially insightful Read more...

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