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Emblems of eloquence

Wendy Beth Heller

Emblems of eloquence

opera and women"s voices in seventeenth-century Venice

by Wendy Beth Heller

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera -- 17th century -- Italy -- Venice,
  • Women in opera

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-369) and index

    StatementWendy Heller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML2100 .H45 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17106365M
    ISBN 100520209338
    LC Control Number2003001853

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Emblems of Eloquence Wendy Heller Published by University of California Emblems of eloquence book Heller, Wendy. This book is dedicated to my mother, Betty Heller, who died shortly before its publication.

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Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars saltybreezeandpinetrees.com by: Emblem book, collection of symbolic pictures, usually accompanied by mottoes and expositions in verse and often also by a prose commentary.

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Jun 01,  · Wendy Heller's Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice, taking off from Ellen Rosand's influential and monumental text Opera in Seventeenth-Century Venice (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), offers an interpretive critique that makes early-modern Venetian opera accessible to students and.

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Jan 20,  · Wendy Heller. Scheide Professor of Music History and Chair Department of Music; Director, Program in Italian Studies Emblems of Eloquence. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Book Chapters.

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by poet, playwright and painter James Reaney. Wendy Heller's Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice, taking off from Ellen Rosand's influential and monumental text Opera in Seventeenth-Century Venice (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), offers an interpretive critique that makes early-modern Venetian opera accessible to students and.

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Many of these controversies manifested themselves in the representation of the historical and mythological women whose voices were heard on the Venetian operatic stage.

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Wendy Heller, Scheide Professor of Music History, is Chair of the Department of Music at Princeton University and also serves as Director of the Program in Italian Studies.

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