Bronze by Gold: The Music of Joyce

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Knowles (English, Ohio State U.) has selected 15 essays that examine the relation between bronze and gold, music and literature, and the ear and the word. They start by discussing Joyce's musical background, and Joyce in relation to his contemporaries as well as contemporary music. Next, a separate and parallel chronology follows the line of Joyce's own texts with a focus on the literature rather than music, i.e. and Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815328636
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/1/1999
  • Series: Border Crossings Series, #3
  • Pages: 394
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Bronze: Music
James Joyce and Dublin Opera Seamus Reilly
Joyce's Trieste: Città Musicalissima John McCourt
Chamber Music: Words and Music Lovingly Coupled Myra Russel
"Mr. Bloom and the Cyclops": Joyce and Antheil Paul Martin
James Joyce, Gottfried Keller, Othmar Schoeck, and Samuel Barber Sebastian Knowles
John Cage and Finnegans Wake Scott W. Klein
Davies, Berio, and Ulysses Murat Eyuboglu
Gold: Text
Noise, Music, Voice, Dubliners Allan Hepburn
The Distant Music of the Spheres Thomas Jackson Rice
Echo, the Invocatory Drive, and the 'Aurteur' in "Sirens" Susan Mooney
The Verbal Music of "Sirens" Andreas Fischer
Mining the Ore of "Sirens" Margaret Rogers
"Circe", La Gioconda, and the Opera House of the Mind John Gordon
The Codology of Hosty's Song Zack Bowen and Alan Roughley
Synthesizing "The Ballad of Persse O'Reilly" Daniel J. Schiff
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