Georges Bizet, Carmen / Susan McClary.

Bizet's Carmen is probably the best known opera of the standard repertoire, yet its very familiarity often prevents us from approaching it with the seriousness it deserves. This handbook explores the opera in a number of contexts, bringing to the surface the controversies over gender, race, cla...

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Main Author: McClary, Susan.
Format: Electronic
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1992.
Series:Cambridge opera handbooks.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Merimee's Carmen / Peter Robinson
  • 2. The genesis of Bizet's Carmen
  • 3. Images of race, class and gender in nineteenth-century French culture
  • 4. The musical languages of Carmen
  • 5. Synopsis and analysis
  • 6. The reception of Carmen
  • 7. Carmen on film.