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Music and sexuality in Britten : selected essays

Author: Philip Brett; George E Haggerty; Susan McClary; Jennifer R Doctor; American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Britten
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Brett; George E Haggerty; Susan McClary; Jennifer R Doctor; American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN: 0520246098 9780520246096 0520246101 9780520246102
OCLC Number: 1167399530
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 280 p.)
Contents: Britten and Grimes --
"Grimes is at his exercise" : sex, politics, and violence in the librettos of Peter Grimes --
Grimes and Lucretia --
Salvation at sea : Britten's Billy Budd --
Character and caricature in Albert Herring --
Britten's bad boys : male relations in The turn of the screw --
Britten's dream --
Eros and orientalism in Britten's operas --
Keeping the straight line intact? Britten's relation to folksong, Purcell, and his English predecessors --
Pacifism, political action, and artistic endeavor --
Auden's Britten --
The Britten era.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Philip Brett ; edited by George E. Haggerty ; with an introduction by Susan McClary and an afterword by Jenny Doctor.

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