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Brecht at the Opera

  • Author: Calico, Joy H.
[An] illuminating way to reconsider opera in the post-Brecht era



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  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Lehrstuck, Opera, and the New Audience Contract of the Epic Theater
  • 2. The Operatic Roots of Gestus in The Mother and Round Heads and Pointed Heads
  • 3. Fragments of Opera in American Exile
  • 4. Lucullus: Opera and National Identity
  • 5. Brecht's Legacy for Opera: Estrangement and the Canon
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index