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Opera, or, the Undoing of Women

Opera, or, the Undoing of Women (Paperback)

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This work concentrates on the texts and narratives of more than 30 major operas, analyzing their cultural implications in demonstrating how they have contributed to the construction of a popularized feminine identity. It shows, for example, how 19th-century opera perpetuates a social order which requires either the death or the domestication of the female protagonist.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 31/12/1997 ISBN-13: 9781860641138  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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