TITLE

The cook, his wife, the philosopher, and the librettist

AUTHOR(S)
Herwitz, Daniel
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Spring94, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the sexist element in Wolgang Amadeus Mozart's opera `Don Giovanni.' Soren Kierkegaard's philosophical response to the opera in `Either/Or'; Hierarchical order of seduction and castration of the characters in the opera; `Don Giovanni' as revelation of the nature of music; Relation of Hegelian philosophical style and Kantian romantic ideas to Kierkegaard's claim.
ACCESSION #
9406281464

 

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