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The Urbanization of Opera: Music Theater in Paris in the Nineteenth Century

  • Author: Gerhard, Anselm
  • Translator: Whittall, Mary

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Contents

  • Preface to the English-Language Edition
  • Acknowledgments Chronology
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 : Realities of a Metropolis
  • Chapter 2 : Victor-Joseph Etienne de Jouy, a Hermit in the City
  • Chapter 3 : Rossini and the Revolution
  • Chapter 4 : Eugene Scribe, an Apolitical Man of Letters
  • Chapter 5 : Meyerbeer and the Happy Medium
  • Chapter 6 : Victor Hugo, the Illustrious Poet as Librettist
  • Chapter 7 : Meyerbeer and Reaction
  • Chapter 8 : The Composer as Librettist
  • Chapter 9 : Verdi and an Institutional Crisis
  • Chapter 10 : The International View
  • Chapter 11 : Verdi and Interior Space
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Titles of Operas and Plays
  • Index of Names