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4 edition of Literature as opera found in the catalog.

Literature as opera

by Gary Schmidgall

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Music and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGary Schmidgall
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3858 .S37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24811623M
    ISBN 100195022130
    LC Control Number76057264

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    Charles Gounod based his opera Faust on Part I of the Goethe work, to a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. It was first performed in Paris in It was first performed in Paris in Faust was the figure in which the Romantic age recognized its mind and soul; and the character, in his self-consciousness and crisis of identity, continued to appeal to writers through the centuries. Alexander Teixeira de Mattos (–) was a journalist, literary critic, and publisher most widely known as the first English translator of The Phantom of the Opera. From Publishers Weekly Gaston Leroux's famous gothic novel of intrigue and romance beneath the Paris Opera House has spawned a number of spinoffs; this storybook adaptation is not among the more felicitous/5(K).

      The Complete Opera Book The Stories of the Operas, together with of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation Language: English: LoC Class: MT: Music: Musical instruction and study, Composition: Subject: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc. Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: Cited by: 4.   The National Book Foundation selected winners from a total of 25 finalists in 5 categories. Established in , the National Book Awards are essentially the Oscars of American literature. The prestigious awards honor exemplary books released within the last year within the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people’s literature Author: Elena Nicolaou.


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The tone is dark and somber. The mood is forbidding with overtones of impending He has also published books on Shakespeare and on the relation between literature and Gary Schmidgall is a professor of English at Hunter College, the City University of New York, and the editor of Intimate with Walt: Selections from Whitman's Conversations with /5(3).

85 rows  Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests. Conceived as ""a kind of sequel and counterpart"" to Joseph Kernan's Opera as Drama, this erudite but inconclusive study examines ten operas and their foundation in major literary works, seeking to reaffirm opera's ""intellectual ties with the sister arts."".

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Composers have long taken inspiration from literature for their operas. From novels to novellas, find out more about the literary sources from some of the best-known works in the repertoire.

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Prologue Chapter I Is it the Ghost. Chapter II The New Margarita Chapter III The Mysterious Reason Chapter IV Box Five Chapter V The Enchanted Violin Chapter V A Visit to Box Five Chapter VII Faust and What Followed Chapter VIII The Mysterious Brougham Chapter IX At the Masked Ball.

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Setting and Context. Paris, France. Specifically the Opera-house and the catacombs beneath it. Narrator and Point of View. There are two narrators in the book: the Persian, Tone and Mood. The tone is dark and somber. The mood is forbidding with. Offenbach’s opera is a loose adaptation of Dafoe’s famous novel, owing more to British pantomime than to the book itself.

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Long before The Phantom of the Opera became a perennial film favorite and a Broadway fixture of enormous success, it was a novel of modest critical and commercial acclaim, written by one Gaston Leroux, a lawyer turned journalist turned novelist/5(K).

About the Author. Carolyn Abbate, professor of music at Harvard University, is the author of Unsung Voices and In Search of Opera. She writes on film, philosophy, and opera and has also worked as a translator and dramaturge.

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Opera: Books. 1 - 20 of results This vintage book contains the sheet music and lyrics for a variety of traditional British dances, including country dances, Morris dances, jigs, reels, and more. The Phantom of the Opera study guide contains a biography of Gaston Leroux, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmidgall, Gary, Literature as opera. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press,©The man who created the Phantom. Gaston Leroux, the versatile French author who created The Phantom of the Opera, was a man with an abiding passion for the theatre and it seems appropriate that after years of struggle, writing newspaper reviews and a number of unsuccessful plays, he should have left his mark on literature with a novel about an extraordinary episode in the history of France’s.