ISBN-10:
0520226534
ISBN-13:
9780520226531
Pub. Date:
08/12/2001
Publisher:
University of California Press
Women Writing Opera: Creativity and Controversy in the Age of the French Revolution / Edition 1

Women Writing Opera: Creativity and Controversy in the Age of the French Revolution / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Letzter, Robert Adelson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520226531
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 08/12/2001
Series: Studies on the History of Society and Culture Series
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jacqueline Letzter is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Maryland, College Park. Robert Adelson is Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Towson University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Introduction
Part One
1. The Authors
2. Education
3. The Politics of Opera
4. Authority and Identity
Part Two
5. The Career Manqué of Isabelle de Charrière: A Case Study
Epilogue: The Problem of the Exceptional Woman
Appendix: Operas by Women Composers and Librettists, 1670–1820
Notes
Bibliography

Index

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