Fullness of Dissonance: Modern Fiction and the Aesthetics of Music

Fullness of Dissonance: Modern Fiction and the Aesthetics of Music

by Daniel C. Melnick

Hardcover

$32.50

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838635254
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1994
Pages: 159
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1A Sinister Resonance: Dissonance and the Theory of Modern Fiction3
2Early Romantic Ideas of Music: Rousseau and Beethoven16
3Literature and Music in the Nineteenth Century: From Schopenhauer to Wagner29
4Music and the Modern Imagination: Nietzsche and Schoenberg44
5The Dissonant Aesthetic in Continental Fiction: Proust, Music, and the Reader59
6The Ethic of Dissonance: A Study of Mann's Doctor Faustus79
7Music and Modern British Fiction: Dissonant Ulysses - A Study of How to Read Joyce101
8Conclusion: On the Discoveries of Dissonance in Modern Fiction126
Notes135
Bibliography149
Index157

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews