Broken beauty : musical modernism and the representation of disability / Joseph N. Straus.

Broken Beauty illustrates how disability is right at the core of musical modernism; it is one of the things that musical modernism is fundamentally about. The most characteristic features of musical modernism-fractured forms, immobilized harmonies, conflicting textural layers, radical simplification...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Straus, Joseph Nathan (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Representing Disability
  • 2. Narrating Disability
  • 3. Stravinsky's Aesthetics of Disability
  • 4. Madness
  • 5. Idiocy
  • 6. Autism
  • 7. Therapeutic Music Theory and the Tyranny of the Normal