Bewitching Russian opera the tsarina from state to stage / Inna Naroditskaya

Author(s): Naroditskaya, Inna, 1955-
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Subjects: Opera--Russia--18th century
Opera--Russia--19th century
Empresses--Russia--History--18th century
Women opera producers and directors--Russia--History--18th century
Kings and rulers in opera
Women in opera
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 1 online version (xvi, 401 p. : ill.)
Alternate Titles: Print version: Naroditskaya, Inna, 1955- Bewitching Russian opera. (DLC) 2011007497 (OCoLC)705350824 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012. 9780195340587
Additional Authors: Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780199918218 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 019991821X (electronic bk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-380) and index
Contents: Overture : Russia's imperial prima donnas -- Russian Minervas staging empire -- The play of possibilities : serfs enacting aristocrats, countesses playing peasants -- Catherine the empress(ario) : making tales into princely operas -- Oleg at the roots of Russian historical opera -- Interlude : to patria and nation -- Ruslan and Liudmila: the princess, the witch, and the dwarf -- Rusalka : water, power, and women -- Mlada and the spellbinding female circle -- Sadko : he is the hero! -- The inescapable queen
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OCLC Number: 793172039
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199918218
019991821X