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Author Bennahum, Ninotchka.

Title Carmen : a Gypsy Geography / Ninotchka Devorah Bennahum
Published Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 269 pages)
Contents Cover; Carmen A GYPSY GEOGRAPHY; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Theoretical Introduction; CHAPTER ONE Inventing Carmen: Prosper Mérimée and the Gypsy Presence in Western Europe; CHAPTER TWO Georges Bizet and the Genealogy of Carmen; CHAPTER THREE Mythic Space and Ancient Carmen; CHAPTER FOUR The Gypsy Inside and Outside of History; CHAPTER FIVE Gypsies in the Dance Cafés of the Islamic Mediterranean; CHAPTER SIX Picasso, the Bull, and Carmen; CHAPTER SEVEN Space and Place in Islamic Spain: The Archeology of Flamenco
CHAPTER EIGHT Carmen, a Close Reading of a Nomadic OperaAppendix; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Summary Encounters with the Gypsy female flamenco dancer throughout history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Carmen (Fictitious character) -- Historiography.
Flamenco -- Social aspects -- Spain.
Flamenco -- Spain.
Romanies -- Material culture.
Romanies -- Social life and customs.
Romanies -- Mediterranean Region.
Romanies -- Spain.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012050033
ISBN 081957354X (electronic bk.)
9780819573544 (electronic bk.)