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Going to the opera

by Lionel Salter

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPuffin Books, PS 118
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700 .S2 1958
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24943525M
    OCLC/WorldCa5580330

    Houston Grand Opera is hoping to make up for performances that had to be canceled due to COVID, because they just launched a new program of digital works for the season. HGO Digital. Linda Hutcheon Michael Hutcheon Harvard University Press ( ) $ This book examines Western thoughts on mortality through the development of opera, from the art’s birth at a time of religious zeal, through its growth during the age of reason, to the present, when belief in the afterlife has eroded, replaced by faith in science and technology.

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