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"Taken by the devil" : the censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu / Margaret Notley

Catalog Data

Author:
Notley, Margaret Anne  Search this
Subject:
Berg, Alban 1885-1935 Censorship  Search this
Wedekind, Frank 1864-1918 Censorship  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource : illustrations, music
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Notes:
Elecresource
Contents:
Censorship, Berg's Lulu, and the opera's temporal setting -- "Burlesque tragedy" and "tristan rapture": fin-de-siècle decadence and the Lulu works of Wedekind and Berg -- Lulu and/or Geschwitz idealized, in the symphonic pieces from "Lulu" and elsewhere -- Berg's literal-mindedness and second order consequences of censoring Wedekind -- Act 1 of Berg's Lulu: tragic material reconceived as a comedy of manners -- Act 2: indirect and second order consequences of censorship on a large scale -- Husbands as customers and other problems in interpreting Act 3 of Berg's Lulu
Summary:
Through the telling of Alban Berg's Lulu, ""Taken by the Devil"" illuminates the forces of politically-driven censorship of theater, music, and the arts during the tumultuous early twentieth century.
Topic:
Censorship  Search this
Call number:
ML410.B47 N67 2019 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1148608