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Taken by the Devil

The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's Lulu

  • Author: Notley, Margaret



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Estimated despatch time 2 - 4 weeks


  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Burlesque Tragedy and Tristan Rapture: Fin-de-Siecle Decadence and the Lulu Works of Wedekind and Berg
  • Chapter 3. Lulu and/or Geschwitz Idealized, in the Symphonic Pieces and Elsewhere
  • Chapter 4. Berg's Literal-Mindedness and Second Order Consequences of Censoring Wedekind
  • Chapter 5. Act 1 of Lulu, Tragic Material Reconceived as a Comedy of Manners
  • Chapter 6. Act 2: Indirect and Second Order Consequences of Censorship on a Large Scale
  • Chapter 7. Quarantined Material: Husbands as Customers and Other Problems in Act 3
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index