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Author Joe, Jeongwon

Title Between Opera and Cinema
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012


Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Series Critical and Cultural Musicology
Critical and cultural musicology.
Contents Cover -- BETWEEN OPERA AND CINEMA -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- SERIES EDITOR'S FOREWORD -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 FROM MÉPHISTOPHÉLÈS TO MÉLIÈS: Spectacle and Narrative in Opera and Early Film -- 2 "THERE AIN'T NO SANITY CLAUS!": The Marx Brothers at the Opera -- 3 THE TALES OF HOFFMANN: An Instance of Operality -- 4 THE CINEMATIC BODY IN THE OPERATIC THEATER: Philip Glass's La Belle et la Bete -- 5 WHY DOES HOLLYWOOD LIKE OPERA? -- 6 OPERA IN FILM: Sentiment and Wit, Feeling and Knowing: The Shaw shank Redemption and Prizzi's Honor -- 7 IS THERE A TEXT IN THIS LIBIDO?: Diva and the Rhetoric of Contemporary Opera Criticism -- 8 THE ELUSIVE VOICE: Absence and Presence in Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's Film -- 9 VERDI IN POSTWAR ITALIAN CINEMA -- 10 CHINESE OPERA, GLOBAL CINEMA, AND THE ONTOLOGY OF THE PERSON: Chen Kaige's Farewell M y Concubine -- 11 SOUNDING OUT THE OPERATIC: Jacques Rivette's Noroit -- AFTERWORD -- CONTRIBUTORS -- INDEX
Summary Leading scholars of opera and film explore the many ways these two seemingly unrelated genres have come together from the silent-film era to today
Notes Print version record
Subject Motion pictures and opera.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures and opera
Genre/Form Film adaptations
Form Electronic book
Author Theresa, Rose
ISBN 9781136534003