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Situating Opera

Elegantly and engagingly written, this study demonstrates how opera has communicated with its diverse audiences over time.
Situating Opera
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exemplifying opera studies as an emerging field of interdisciplinary
Herbert Lindenberger is Avalon Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of Opera in History: From Monteverdi to Cage (1998), The Literature in History: On Genre, Values, Institutions (1990), Opera: The Extravagant Art (1984), and Saul's Fall: A Critical Fiction (1979).
Prologue. Why opera? Why (how, where) situate?; 1. Anatomy of a war horse: Il trovatore from A to Z; 2. On opera and society (assuming a relationship); 3. Opera and the novel: antithetical or complementary?; 4. Opera by other means; 5. Opera and/as lyric; 6. From separatism to unity: aesthetic theorizing from Reynolds to Wagner; 7. Toward a characterization of modernist opera; 8. Anti-theatricality in twentieth-century opera; 9. A brief consumer's history of opera; Epilogue. Why (what, how, if) opera studies?; Works cited.
"...very accessible and offer excellent insights into why operas of the 20th century and beyond seem to have a more limited audience than the lyrical dramatic operas of the 19th century." --Choice
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Series
Cambridge Studies In Opera
Year
2010
ISBN-10
0521199891
ISBN-13
9780521199896
Format
Hardcover
Media
Book
Author
Herbert Lindenberger
Short Title
SITUATING OPERA
Language
English
DEWEY
782.1
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Subtitle
Period, Genre, Reception
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
324
Publication Date
2010-10-28
Residence
CA, US
Birth
1929
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
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