Recognition in Mozart's Operas.

The plots and themes of Mozart's operas are as rich and complex as those in Shakespearean plays. Many of the operas - including "Don Giovanni" and "Cosi fan Tutte"--Have baffled scholars and critics because they do not fit neatly into the genres of "comedy" or &quo...

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Published: Oxford Scholarship Online 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Operatic enlightenment in Die Zauberflöte
  • Recognition scenes in theory and practice
  • Reading opera for the plot
  • Sentimental knowledge in La finta giardiniera
  • Recognition denied in Don Giovanni
  • Sense and sensibility in Cosi fan tutte
  • Fiordiligi : a woman of feeling
  • The sense of the ending in La clemenza di Tito.