Opera and the Culture of Fascism

Opera and the Culture of Fascism

Opera and the Culture of Fascism

Opera and the Culture of Fascism

Synopsis

Tambling draws on the insights of Adorno, Benjamin, Theweleit, Bataille, Kristeva, and others to read nineteenth- and early twentieth-century opera as part of a culture which produced fascism as a crisis-state, and threatened to extinguish the genre as an influential and contemporary form of high art. Examining over a dozen operas in detail, Tambling discovers an ideology with both reactionary and revolutionary potentials.
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