Opera in the Jazz Age: Cultural Politics in 1920s Britain
Opera in the Jazz Age: Cultural Politics in 1920s Britain

Opera in the Jazz Age: Cultural Politics in 1920s Britain

by Alexandra Wilson

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ISBN-13: 9780190912666
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/03/2019
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 917,560
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author



Alexandra Wilson is a musicologist and cultural historian, with research interests focusing primarily upon opera and operatic culture from the nineteenth century to the present. She is Professor of Music at Oxford Brookes University (UK), where she also co-directs the OBERTO opera research unit. Her first monograph The Puccini Problem: Opera, Nationalism, and Modernity (Cambridge University Press) was awarded the American Musicological Society's Lewis Lockwood Award for a work of outstanding musical scholarship. Alexandra has a high profile as a public musicologist: she has presented numerous broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and has written programme essays and given talks for the UK's leading opera companies.

Table of Contents



Introduction

Chapter 1: Contexts
Chapter 2: Audiences
Chapter 3: Brows
Chapter 4: Boundaries
Chapter 5: Repertories
Chapter 6: Stars
Chapter 7: Identities

Epilogue
Bibliography

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