Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music

In total, The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music offers readers just over seventy new research essays and introductions that both chart developments in a dynamic field and make original contributions to it ...

Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music

Provides a pioneering interdisciplinary overview of the literature and music of nine centuriesOffers research essays by literary specialists and musicologists that provides access to the best current interdisciplinary scholarship on connections between literature and musicIncludes five historical sections from the Middle Ages to the present, with editorial introductions to enhance understanding of relationships between literature and music in each periodCharts and extends work in this expanding interdisciplinary field to provide an essential resource for researchers with an interest in literature and other mediaBringing together seventy-one newly commissioned original chapters by literary specialists and musicologists, this book presents the most recent interdisciplinary research into literature and music. In five parts, the chapters cover the Middle Ages to the present. The volume introduction and methodology chapters define key concepts for investigating the interdependence of these two art forms and a concluding chapter looks to the future of this interdisciplinary field. An editorial introduction to each historical part explains the main features of the relationships between literature and music in the period and outlines recent developments in scholarship. Contributions represent a multiplicity of approaches: theoretical, contextual and close reading. Case studies reach beyond literature and music to engage with related fields including philosophy, history of science, theatre, broadcast media and popular culture.This trailblazing companion charts and extends the work in this expanding interdisciplinary field and is an essential resource for researchers with an interest in literature and other media.

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Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Delia da Sousa Correa
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Provides a pioneering interdisciplinary overview of the literature and music of nine centuriesOffers research essays by literary specialists and musicologists that provides access to the best current interdisciplinary scholarship on connections between literature and musicIncludes five historical sections from the Middle Ages to the present, with editorial introductions to enhance
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Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: David Punter
Categories: Art, Gothic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-05 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Roxana Preda
Categories: Modernism (Art)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-22 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Frederik Van Dam
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-14 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Ann-Marie Einhaus
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-24 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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