Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society by Andrew Baruch Wachtel | 9780810115804 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society

Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society

by Andrew Baruch Wachtel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810115808

ISBN-13: 9780810115804

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

This collection serves as an introduction to the great variety of approaches being used by Slavicists and historians to situate music and literature in the Russian cultural imagination.

Part I focuses on music in art. The nine essays in this section explore the complex interaction of literary and musical texts in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Contributors

Overview

This collection serves as an introduction to the great variety of approaches being used by Slavicists and historians to situate music and literature in the Russian cultural imagination.

Part I focuses on music in art. The nine essays in this section explore the complex interaction of literary and musical texts in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Contributors discuss such writers as Pushkin, Chekhov, and Pasternak, and composers including Musorgsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Blok. Part II centers on music in life. Its five essays address music as a cultural form, as presented and enjoyed in the home, the theater, and the opera house. This book provides a unique window on The musical, literary, and social interactions that have been typical of modern Russian culture.

Contributing to this volume are Thomas P. Hodge, Caryl Emerson, Jennifer Fuller, Justin Weir, Alexander Burry, James Morgan, Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Tim Langen, Jesse Langen, Richard Stites, Ilya Vinitsky, Julie Buckler, Rosamund Bartlett, Boris Gasparov, Nicholas Glossop, and Amy Nelson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810115804
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
SRLT Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
301
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.20(d)

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