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 New,Understanding the Women of Mozart's Operas

  • Author: Brown-Montesano, Kristi
Brown-Montesano has set out to write something that will be of value to directors and singers in search of a character and general opera lovers who simply want to understand more about Mozart.... More…

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Contents

  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Overture
  • Act One: (Anti-)Heroines and Women on the Edge
  • 1. Feminine Vengeance I: The Assailed/Assailant
  • Donna Anna
  • 2. Sisterhood and Seduction I: Abandonment and Rescue
  • Donna Elvira
  • 3. Class Survival
  • Zerlina
  • 4. Feminine Vengeance II: (Over)Powered Politics
  • The Queen of the Night
  • 5. Good Daughter, Good Wife
  • Pamina
  • 6. Woman's Identity I: Sacred and Profane
  • The Three Ladies and Papagena
  • Act Two: Sisterly Alliances and Sisters Subverted
  • 7. Sisterhood and Seduction II: Friendship and Class
  • Countess Almaviva and Susanna
  • 8. Woman's Identity II: Loss and Legitimacy
  • Marcellina and Barbarina
  • 9. Sisterhood and Seduction III: Intimacy and Influence
  • Fiordiligi and Dorabella
  • 10. Survival Class
  • Despina
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index