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Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

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Cod: BRT9781138678668

An aparitie: 2018

Autor: Sam Kinchin-Smith

Categoria: Art History

Data aparitie: 14022018

Editie: necartonata

Editura: Taylor & Francis

Format: 173 x 136 x 6 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 88

Tip: Paperback



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`Who can turn skies back and begin again?'


-Peter





This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre's finest `lost' plays. Seeking to liberate Britten and Slater's work from the blinkered traditions of theatre and opera criticism, Sam Kinchin-Smith poses two questions:








If an opera was created like a play, and can be staged as a play, is it a play?







If a portion of its success and influence is the product of this newly identified theatrical engine, is it then a great play?





The answers involve Wagner and W.G. Sebald, George Crabbe and Complicite, Akenfield and Twin Peaks.


Challenging long-established narratives of post-war theatre history, this book makes a compelling case for why practitioners and scholars of performance ought to pay more attention to Britten and Slater's achievement - a milestone of unconventional English modernism - and perhaps to other operatic masterpieces too.

Cartea Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes face parte din categoria Art History a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Sam Kinchin-Smith.
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