Opera, Liberalism and Antisemitism In Nineteenth-Century France (Cambridge Studies in Opera Series): The Politics of Halevy's La Juiveby Diana R. Hallman
Pub. Date: 10/01/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This is a comprehensive critical study of the nineteenth-century French grand opéra La Juive, by Halévy. See more details below
This is a comprehensive critical study of the nineteenth-century French grand opéra La Juive, by Halévy.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The collaboration and rapprochement of the authors of La Juive; 2. The Halévys: citoyens and israélites of France; 3. The Council of Constance and the Voltairean critique; 4. Jewish-Christian opposition in music and drama; 5. Eléazar and Rachel as literary stereotypes; 6. The milieu of La Juive: Jewish imagery and identity in the July Monarchy; Epilogue; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
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