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The Plays Are the Thing: Textual Politics and the German Drama

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the pattern of quotations in the Tragic Drama and looks at their links to an ideology of nation. The literal production of the tradition of Baroque plays that Benjamin cites can ... More


Inventing the Baroque: A Critical History of Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Debates

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter first considers the ways in which Benjamin read the Silesian plays precisely not as the “tragic dramas” of John Osborne's English-language translation, but rather as “mourning-play” ... More


Introduction: Benjamin’s Baroque: A Lost Object?

Jane O. Newman

in Benjamin's Library: Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476594
eISBN:
9780801460883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476594.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter looks into the lack of critical attention of German discussions on the history of the Baroque, noting how Walter Benjamin's The Origin of the German Tragic Drama has in ... More


Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Matthew Dirst (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

A publication of the American Bach Society, this book pioneers new areas of research into the life, times, and music of the master composer. This volume is a collection of groundbreaking essays ... More


Music from Heaven: An Eighteenth-Century Context for Cantatas with Obbligato Organ

Matthew Cron

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040191
eISBN:
9780252098413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter provides an eighteenth-century context for Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas with obbligato organ by showing how their various components engage in a larger discourse about the German ... More


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