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The Resource Sovereign Feminine : Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Sovereign Feminine : Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Label
Sovereign Feminine : Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany
Title
Sovereign Feminine
Title remainder
Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the German states in the late eighteenth century, women flourished as musical performers and composers, their achievements measuring the progress of culture and society from barbarism to civilization. Female excellence, and related feminocentric values, were celebrated by forward-looking critics who argued for music as a fine art, a component of modern, polite, and commercial culture, rather than a symbol of institutional power. In the eyes of such critics, femininity--a newly emerging and primarily bourgeois ideal--linked women and music under the valorized signs of refinement, sensibility
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Head, Matthew
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gender identity in music
  • Women musicians
  • Music
  • Music
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Gender identity in music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Women musicians
  • Germany
  • Musik
  • Musikerin
  • Frau
  • Geschlechtsunterschied
  • Deutschland
Label
Sovereign Feminine : Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Fictions of Female Ascendance; 1 Europe's Living Muses: Women, Music, and Modernity in Burney's History and Tours; 2 ""If the pretty little hand won't stretch"": Music for the Fair Sex; 3 Charlotte (""Minna"") Brandes and the Beautiful Dead; 4 An Evening in Tiefurt: Corona Schröter's Die Fischerin and Vegetable Genius; 5 Sophie Westenholz and the Eclipse of the Female Sign; 6 Beethoven Heroine: A Female Allegory of Music and Authorship in Egmont; Conclusion
  • Appendix: Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Two Prefaces to the Fair SexNotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn836401269
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299444416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022264121
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2f0xcz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836401269
Label
Sovereign Feminine : Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Fictions of Female Ascendance; 1 Europe's Living Muses: Women, Music, and Modernity in Burney's History and Tours; 2 ""If the pretty little hand won't stretch"": Music for the Fair Sex; 3 Charlotte (""Minna"") Brandes and the Beautiful Dead; 4 An Evening in Tiefurt: Corona Schröter's Die Fischerin and Vegetable Genius; 5 Sophie Westenholz and the Eclipse of the Female Sign; 6 Beethoven Heroine: A Female Allegory of Music and Authorship in Egmont; Conclusion
  • Appendix: Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Two Prefaces to the Fair SexNotes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn836401269
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299444416
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
40022264121
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2f0xcz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836401269

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