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Landscape and Gender in Italian Opera

The Alpine Virgin from Bellini to Puccini

  • Author: Senici, Emanuele



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  • List of illustrations
  • List of musical examples
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Virgins, mountains, opera
  • 2. 'At the foot of the Alps': The landscape of La sonnambula
  • 3. Linda di Chamounix and the ideology of chastity
  • 4. The politics of genre in Luisa Miller
  • 5. Deflowering the Alps: from I promessi sposi to La Wally and Fedora
  • 6. La fanciulla del West: a new landscape for a new virgin
  • Notes
  • Index.