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Mimomania : music and gesture in nineteenth-century opera / Mary Ann Smart.

Author/creator Smart, Mary Ann
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBerkeley : University of California Press, 2004.
Descriptionix, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Series California studies in 19th-century music ; 13
California studies in 19th century music ; 13. ^A174953
Contents In praise of overstatement -- Wagner's cancan, Fenella's leap ; La muette de Portici and Auber's reality effect -- Bellini's unseen voices -- "Every word made flesh" ; les Huguenots and the incarnation of the invisible -- Uneasy bodies : Verdi and sublimation -- Mimomania : allegory and embodiment in Wagner's music dramas.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2003014271
ISBN0520239954 (alk. paper)

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