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Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society

Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society

by Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Andrew B. Wachtel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810115804
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Series: SRLT Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Andrew Wachtel is a Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures at Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

A Note on Transliteration

Andrew Baruch Wachtel

Part I—Music in Art

Susanin, Two Glinkas, and Ryleev: History-Making in A Life for the Tsar
Thomas P. Hodge

The Boris Plot on Stage: Karamzin, Pushkin, and Musorgsky as Historical Thinkers
Caryl Emerson

Epic Melodies: An Examination of Folk Motifs in the Text and Music of Prince Igor
Jennifer Fuller

Sonata Form in Chekhov's "The Black Monk"
Rosamund Bartlett

The Golden Cockerel between Realism and Modernism
Justin Weir

Russian Expressionism at the Opera: Prokofiev's The Gambler
Alexander Burry

Interview with "The Nose": Shostakovich's Adaptation of Gogol
James Morgan

Music and Poetry: The Case of Shostakovich and Blok
Tim Langen and Jesse Langen

Temporal Counterpoint as a Principle of Formation in Doctor Zhivago
Boris Gasparov

Part II—Music in Life

The Domenstic Muse: Music at Home in the Twilight of Serfdom
Richard Stites

Signora Melas, or An Italian Soprano in Russia
Ilya Vinitsky

Her Final Debut: The Kadmina Legend in Russian Literature
Julie Buckler

Assigning Meaning to "Musical Speech": The Theories of Boleslav Iavorsky in the Cultural Revolution
Amy Nelson

On the Peculiarities of Soviet Rock and Roll
Nicholas Glossop

Notes on Contributors

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