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The Resource Music into fiction : composers writing, compositions imitated, Theodore Ziolkowski

Music into fiction : composers writing, compositions imitated, Theodore Ziolkowski

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Music into fiction : composers writing, compositions imitated
Title
Music into fiction
Title remainder
composers writing, compositions imitated
Statement of responsibility
Theodore Ziolkowski
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book deals with three aspects that have been neglected in the burgeoning field of music and literature. The "First Movement" of the book considers writers from German Romanticism to the present who, like Robert Schumann, first saw themselves as writers before they turned to composition, or, like E. T. A. Hoffmann and Anthony Burgess, sought careers in music before becoming writers. It also considers the few operatic composers, such as Richard Wagner and Arnold Schoenberg, who wrote their own libretti. The "Second Movement" turns to literary works based specifically on musical compositions. This group includes, first and more generally, prose works whose author chose a specific musical form such as sonata or fugue as an organizational model. And second, it includes novels based structurally or thematically on specific compositions, such as Bach's <I>Goldberg Variations.</I> The "Finale" concludes with a unique case: efforts by modern composers to render musically the compositions described in detail by Thomas Mann in his novel <I>Doktor Faustus.</I> This book, which addresses itself to readers interested generally in music and literature and is written in a reader-friendly style, draws attention to unexplored dimensions of the music-literature relationship and to the sometimes unrecognized talents of certain writers and composers.<BR><BR> Theodore Ziolkowski is ProfessorEmeritus of German and Comparative Literature, Princeton University.<BR><BR>
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UkCbUP
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Ziolkowski, Theodore
Dewey number
780/.08
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3849
LC item number
.Z57 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture
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  • Music and literature
  • Musicians as authors
Label
Music into fiction : composers writing, compositions imitated, Theodore Ziolkowski
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Jun 2017)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prelude: Introduction. First movement: Composers writing. Weber and Hoffmann -- Berlioz and Schumann -- Wagner -- Transition: Nietzsche and the post-Wagnerians. Burgess -- Second movement: compositions imitated. Compositional forms -- Specific compositions -- Finale: composers setting fictional compositions. Leverkuhn's compositions -- Coda: Conclusion
Control code
CR9781782049173
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782049173
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Music into fiction : composers writing, compositions imitated, Theodore Ziolkowski
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Jun 2017)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prelude: Introduction. First movement: Composers writing. Weber and Hoffmann -- Berlioz and Schumann -- Wagner -- Transition: Nietzsche and the post-Wagnerians. Burgess -- Second movement: compositions imitated. Compositional forms -- Specific compositions -- Finale: composers setting fictional compositions. Leverkuhn's compositions -- Coda: Conclusion
Control code
CR9781782049173
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782049173
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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