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Disordered Heroes in Opera Books

  • Autor: John Cordingly
  • Editor: Plumbago Books and Arts
  • Relaese Date: 20 October 2015
  • ISBN: 0993198325
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 216 pages
  • File Size: 16MB
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Description Disordered Heroes in Opera de John Cordingly:

The retired psychiatrist and former music graduate John Cordingly examines twelve operatic heroes under six sub-categories of personality disorder. He justifies his view that they are not 'mad' by tracing the histories of mental disorder, sexuality and Byronism, and by placing each opera within its cultural context. He also considers what professional treatment is needed according to modern criteria. His gallery of heroes includes the hubristic Otello and Godunov, the psychopathic Iago and Claggart, the schizoid Wozzeck and Grimes, the borderline Werther and Herman, the narcissistic Don Giovanni and Onegin, and the repressed and melancholic Faust and Aschenbach. Each is considered within the overall design of their respective work. Cordingly also probes the reception of each opera and draws comparisons with cases from life. The book is a landmark in being the first of its kind and weaves a fascinating tapestry of concerns. It is also eminently readable. JOHN CORDINGLY (author) is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. CLAIRE SEYMOUR (editor) is Head of Senior College at Queen's College London and the author of The Operas of Benjamin Britten (Boydell Press). Information regarding mcdougal cannot be located or is removed with the ask in the author. You could could be considering additional training books because of the John Cordingly. We're able to obtain the majority of the nearly all iformatsii for yourself. With regard to copy writers: our website will not include general public access your current ebooks on our web sites merely introduction details about the novel. If you find that this site is definitely infringing, you need to email us regarding this needless to say truly the article writer of these ebooks, we will instantly clear away webpages from your web-site.

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