Intersections and Transpositions: Russian Music, Literature, and Society

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Andrew Wachtel
Northwestern University Press, 1998 - Počet stran: 301
This collection serves as an introduction to the great variety of approaches being used by Slavicists and historians to situate music and literature in the Russian cultural imagination. Part I focuses on music in art. The nine essays in this section explore the complex interaction of literary and musical texts in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Contributors discuss such writers as Pushkin, Chekhov, and Pasternak, and composers including Musorgsky, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Blok. Part II centers on music in life. Its five essays address music as a cultural form, as presented and enjoyed in the home, the theater, and the opera house. This book provides a unique window on The musical, literary, and social interactions that have been typical of modern Russian culture.Contributing to this volume are Thomas P. Hodge, Caryl Emerson, Jennifer Fuller, Justin Weir, Alexander Burry, James Morgan, Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Tim Langen, Jesse Langen, Richard Stites, Ilya Vinitsky, Julie Buckler, Rosamund Bartlett, Boris Gasparov, Nicholas Glossop, and Amy Nelson.

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Karamzin Pushkin
An Examination of Folk Motifs
Sonata Form in Chekhovs The Black Monk
The Golden Cockerel between Realism and Modernism
Prokofievs The Gambler
Shostakovichs Adaptation of Gogol
The Case of Shostakovich and Blok
Temporal Counterpoint as a Principle of Formation
Music at Home in the Twilight of Serfdom
Signora Melas or An Italian Soprano in Russia
The Kadmina Legend in Russian Literature
The Theories
On the Peculiarities of Soviet Rock and Roll
Notes on Contributors
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Andrew Wachtel is a Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures at Northwestern University.

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