George Eliot, Music and Victorian Culture (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 265
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781349432813
Omtale: George Eliot, Music and Victorian Culture
George Eliot was passionate about music and her writing is steeped in musical allusion. This book explores musical reference in her work and investigates contexts such as Eliot's friendship with Wagner, the legacy of Romanticism, music's role in scientific theory, and the ambivalent status of female musicality. The book establishes how intensely Eliot's musical allusions are informed by her contemporary culture and offers a fresh view of the experimental writing through which she took literary realism into previously uncharted regions.

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