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Opera : the art of dying

Author: Linda Hutcheon; Michael Hutcheon
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Series: Convergences (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Opera: The Art of Dying a physician and a literary theorist bring together scientific and humanistic perspectives on the lessons on living and dying that this extravagant and seemingly artificial art imparts"--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Hutcheon; Michael Hutcheon
ISBN: 0674013263 9780674013261 9780674038912 0674038916
OCLC Number: 52902423
Description: ix, 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Music and the "murky death" --
The contemplation of death --
Eros and Thanatos : Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde --
"All that is, ends" : living while dying in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen --
Orphic rituals of bereavement --
"'Tis a consummation devoutly to be wish'd" : staging suicide --
The undead.
Series Title: Convergences (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: Linda Hutcheon, Michael Hutcheon.

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