Orientalism and the Operatic World.
By: Tarling, Nicholas.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015Description: 1 online resource (356 p.).ISBN: 9781442245440.Subject(s): Opera -- History and criticism | Opera | Orientalism in operaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Orientalism and the Operatic WorldDDC classification: 782.109 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Argument; Overture; I: Recitatives; Chapter One: Globalising and Glocalising Opera; Chapter Two: The Genre; Chapter Three: Orientalisms; II: Arias; Chapter Four: Bible-Based Operas; Chapter Five: Crusaders, Arabs, and Turks; Chapter Six: Egypt; Chapter Seven: India and Ceylon; Chapter Eight: China; Chapter Nine: Japan; Chapter Ten: Russia; Finale; Index; About the Author
Nicholas Tarling's Orientalism and the Operatic World places opera in the context of its steady globalization over the last two centuries, offering key insights into such notable operas as George Frederic Handel's Berenice, Giuseppe Verdi's Aida, Giacomo Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Pietro Mascagni's Iris, and others. Orientalism and the Operatic World argues that any close study of the history of Western opera, in the end, fails to support notion propounded by literary scholar Edward Said that the Westerners inevitably stereotyped, dehumanized, and ultimately sought only to dominate the East t
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