Opera and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy
作者: Alessandra Campana
作者单位: Tufts University
英文丛书称: Cambridge Studies in Opera
出版社: Cambridge University Press,   2015
ISBN: 9781107280274
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107280274
原始语种摘要: At the turn of the twentieth century Italian opera participated to the making of a modern spectator. The Ricordi stage manuals testify to the need to harness the effects of operatic performance, activating opera's capacity to cultivate a public. This book considers how four operas and one film deal with their public: one that in Boito's Mefistofele is entertained by special effects, or that in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra is called upon as a political body to confront the specters of history. Also a public that in Verdi's Otello is subjected to the manipulation of contemporary acting, or one that in Puccini's Manon Lescaut is urged to question the mechanism of spectatorship. Lastly, the silent film Rapsodia satanica, thanks to the craft and prestige of Pietro Mascagni's score, attempts to...
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  • cultivate 耕种
  • modern 现代的
  • outset 井颈
  • thanks 谨致谢意(报尾用语)谢谢
  • prestige 威信
  • question 问题
  • spectator 旁观者
  • identity 恒等性
  • cultural 文化的
  • manipulation 操作