The Tooth That Nibbles at the Soul: Essays on Music and Poetry

The Tooth That Nibbles at the Soul: Essays on Music and Poetry

by Marshall Brown
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0295990058

ISBN-13: 9780295990057

Pub. Date: 04/15/2010

Publisher: University of Washington Press


New and previously published writings engage questions that are central to the development of literature, music, and the arts from late 18th century Romanticism to the avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. Marshall Brown is professor of comparative literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.--"Marshall Brown is

Overview


New and previously published writings engage questions that are central to the development of literature, music, and the arts from late 18th century Romanticism to the avant-garde movements of the early 20th century. Marshall Brown is professor of comparative literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.--"Marshall Brown is simply one of the finest literary critics we have and one of the very few who are equally at home with literature and music."--Lawrence Kramer, author of Why Claissical Music Still Matters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780295990057
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Series:
Literary Conjugations Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Introduction: Music and Abstraction 3

2 Music and Fantasy 38

3 German Romanticism and Music 63

4 Negative Poetics: On Skepticism and the Lyric Voice 79

5 Rethinking the Scale of Literary History 99

6 Mozart, Bach, and Musical Abjection 141

7 Moods at Mid-Century: Handel and English Literature, 1740-1760 166

8 Passion and Love: Anacreontic Song and the Roots of Romantic Lyric 199

9 Haydn's Whimsy: Poetry, Sexuality, Repetition 225

10 Non Giovanni: Mozart with Hegel 251

Notes 299

Index 361

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >