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Mahler and the Musical Voice

Julian Johnson

in Mahler's Voices: Expression and Irony in the Songs and Symphonies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195372397
eISBN:
9780199870844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372397.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Mahler's music foregrounds the idea of a musical voice, by means of rapid changes or even reversals of the expressive tone in which it seems to address us. This was underlined in his earliest songs ... More


VOICES AND PERSONAE

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explores the colorful array of lyric voices and personalities Mitchell brings to life in writing and performance. Special attention is paid to details of poetic technique. The first ... More


‘Dithyrambic Fervour’: The Lyric Voice of The Prelude *

Mary Jacobus

in Romanticism Writing and Sexual Difference: Essays on The Prelude

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129691
eISBN:
9780191671845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129691.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the privilege figure of Romantic poetry, namely, apostrophe, as a stalking-horse for Wordsworth's conception of lyric voice in The Prelude. Attention is focused on The Prelude, ... More


Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime

Carrie Noland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167048
eISBN:
9780231538640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book approaches Negritude as an experimental, text-based poetic movement developed by diasporic authors of African descent through the means of modernist print culture. Engaging primarily the ... More


‘A sound of the heart’s unrest’: Women Poets as Singers in the Nineteenth Century

Daniel Karlin

in The Figure of the Singer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199213986
eISBN:
9780191803314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199213986.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the nature of female ‘song’ by focusing on women poets as singers in the nineteenth century. More precisely, it looks at the figure of the singer modelled on Sappho, Germaine de ... More


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