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Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner, Britten: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XI Daniel Albright

Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner, Britten: Great Shakespeareans: Volume XI

Daniel Albright

Published May 24th 2012
ISBN : 9781441179098
Hardcover
256 pages
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Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.In this volume, leading scholarsMoreGreat Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally.In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of Berlioz, Verdi, Wagner and Britten to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide a sketch of their subjects intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field.