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Marlowe’s Theater of Night: and Capital

Richard Halpern

in Eclipse of Action: Tragedy and Political Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226433653
eISBN:
9780226433790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226433790.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Christopher Marlowe occupies a world in which theater first becomes a fully commercial enterprise. As an independent playwright, Marlowe produces works that cannot be artistically or financially ... More


Sound Effects: Doctor Faustus

Katherine Steele Brokaw

in Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus exposes music, magic, and religion as culturally interdependent and all reliant on the human-produced theatricality of sound to give them ... More


The Satisfactions of Hell: Doctor Faustus and the Descensus Tradition

Heather Hirschfeld

in The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452741
eISBN:
9780801470639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452741.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates how Doctor Faustus' fascination with hell—Western culture's imagined site of eternal dissatisfaction—was a symptom of its protagonist's inability to qualify or quantify what ... More


Evil Germany versus Good Germany: Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the fashion of exile dialectics, Thomas Mann proposed the “identity of the non-identical” and said: “There are not two Germanys, a good one and a bad one, but only one, whose best turned into evil ... More


Additional Reading

Richard Hoffmann

in The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents a firsthand account by Arnold Schoenberg's assistant Richard Hoffmann and an analytical essay by Bernhold Schmid. Among the anecdotes that Hoffmann shares is how he was ... More


Letters, Diaries, etc. (1948–1951)

Adrian Daub

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

in The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This section presents the letters, excepts from diaries, and other materials exchanged and/or written after Thomas Mann's delivery of a copy of Doctor Faustus to Arnold Schoenberg in January of 1948.


Introduction: California Haunting: Mann, Schoenberg, Faustus

Adrian Daub

in The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter provides the necessary context for the two protagonists (Arnold Schoenberg and Thomas Mann), as well as the leading supporting figure (Theodor Adorno). It aims to guide ... More


The Alternative Trinity: Gnostic Heresy in Marlowe, Milton, and Blake

The late A. D. Nuttall

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184621
eISBN:
9780191674327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184621.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Drama

The Trinity of orthodox Christianity is harmonious. The Trinity for Blake is, conspicuously, not a happy family: the Father and the Son do not get on. It might be thought that so cumbersome a notion ... More


Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Ehrhard Bahr

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1930s and 1940s, Los Angeles became an unlikely cultural sanctuary for a distinguished group of German artists and intellectuals—including Thomas Mann, Theodore W. Adorno, Bertolt Brecht, ... More


A “True Modernist”: Arnold Schoenberg

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter revisits the controversy between Thomas Mann and Arnold Schoenberg regarding the employment of twelve-tone composition in Doctor Faustus. It draws on the conflict to show that Mann had ... More


The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg and Thomas Mann, two towering figures of twentieth-century music and literature, both found refuge in the German-exile community in Los Angeles during the Nazi era. This complete ... More


Truly Two: Calvinist Anthropology and the Positive Gothic Double from Christopher Marlowe to John Buchan

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Chapter 7 outlines the nature of Reformation anthropology as Gothic in the sense of being under the power of the usurper, Satan, and in seeing God as wrathful enemy before justification by faith. It ... More


Introduction

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The city of Los Angeles afforded the refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe a haven from persecution, and a place to live and work until the end of World War II. The presence of these German-speaking ... More


Introduction

Richard Hillman

in French Reflections in the Shakespearean Tragic: Three Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087172
eISBN:
9781781706343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087172.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter provides a discussion of the book’s intertextual method and a survey of its contents. The relation between theory and practice is set out, and illustrations are given to show how unduly ... More


Letters, Diaries, etc. (1930–1948)

Adrian Daub

E. Randol Schoenberg (ed.)

in The Doctor Faustus Dossier: Arnold Schoenberg, Thomas Mann, and Their Contemporaries, 1930-1951

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520296824
eISBN:
9780520969155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296824.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This section presents the letters, excerpts from diaries, and other materials exchanged and/or written before Thomas Mann's delivery of a copy of Doctor Faustus to Arnold Schoenberg in January of ... More


Final Years: Los Angeles, 1944–1951

Joseph Auner

in A Schoenberg Reader: Documents of a Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095401
eISBN:
9780300127126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095401.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Arnold Schoenberg's final years spanning 1944 to 1951, starting with his retirement from teaching at the University of California at Los Angeles to his death. It begins with ... More


Afterword: Learning to Imagine What We Know

Wendy Beth Hyman

in Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837510
eISBN:
9780191874154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837510.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The afterword, “Learning to Imagine What We Know” attempts to articulate a material poetics, rather than a metaphysics, of the mind in extremis, at the places where life, time, representation, and ... More


Falling in Love with a Book

Jerrold Levinson

in Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767213
eISBN:
9780191821813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767213.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This short, somewhat personal, chapter addresses itself to the phenomenon of falling in love with a work of literature, focusing on the case of novels with which one can become enamoured. It ... More


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