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The Resource Music and Sexuality in Britten : Selected Essays

Music and Sexuality in Britten : Selected Essays

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Music and Sexuality in Britten : Selected Essays
Title
Music and Sexuality in Britten
Title remainder
Selected Essays
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Philip Brett's groundbreaking writing on Benjamin Britten altered the course of music scholarship in the later twentieth century. This volume is the first to gather in one collection Brett's searching and provocative work on the great British composer. Some of the early essays opened the door to gay studies in music, while the discussions that Brett initiated reinvigorated the study of Britten's work and inspired a generation of scholars to imagine "the new musicology." Addressing urgent questions of how an artist's sexual, cultural, and personal identity feeds into specific musical texts, Bre
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Brett, Philip
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Doctor, Jenny
  • Haggerty, George E
  • McClary, Susan
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  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Composers
  • Sex in music
  • Gender identity in music
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MUSIC
  • Composers
  • Gender identity in music
  • Sex in music
  • Great Britain
Label
Music and Sexuality in Britten : Selected Essays
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 0-520-24610-1-frontcover.pdf; 0-520-24610-1-text.pdf; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION: Rembering Philip Brett; 1 Britten and Grimes; 2 "Grimes Is at His Exercise": Sex, Politics, and Violence in theLibrettos of Peter Grimes; 3 Grimes and Lucretia; 4 Salvation at Sea: Britten's Billy Budd; 5 Character and Caricature in Albert Herring; 6 Britten's Bad Boys: Male Relations in The Turn of the Screw; 7 Britten's Dream; 8 Eros and Orientalism in Britten's Operas; 9 Keeping the Straight Line Intact? Britten's Relation to Folksong, Purcell, and His English Predecessors
  • 10 Pacifism, Political Action, and Artistic Endeavor11 Auden's Britten; 12 The Britten Era; AFTERWORD; APPENDIX: PHILIP BRETT'SBRITTEN SCHOLARSHIP; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Control code
ocn773565094
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939127
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszb12
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565094
Label
Music and Sexuality in Britten : Selected Essays
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 0-520-24610-1-frontcover.pdf; 0-520-24610-1-text.pdf; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION: Rembering Philip Brett; 1 Britten and Grimes; 2 "Grimes Is at His Exercise": Sex, Politics, and Violence in theLibrettos of Peter Grimes; 3 Grimes and Lucretia; 4 Salvation at Sea: Britten's Billy Budd; 5 Character and Caricature in Albert Herring; 6 Britten's Bad Boys: Male Relations in The Turn of the Screw; 7 Britten's Dream; 8 Eros and Orientalism in Britten's Operas; 9 Keeping the Straight Line Intact? Britten's Relation to Folksong, Purcell, and His English Predecessors
  • 10 Pacifism, Political Action, and Artistic Endeavor11 Auden's Britten; 12 The Britten Era; AFTERWORD; APPENDIX: PHILIP BRETT'SBRITTEN SCHOLARSHIP; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Control code
ocn773565094
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520939127
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszb12
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565094

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