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Author Novak, Jelena, 1974-

Title Postopera : reinventing the voice-body / Jelena Novak.

Published Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.10905 NOVA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera.
Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Focusing on Body Singing. 1. Postopera and Vocalic Body -- 2. Body--Voice Gap, Postopera, and Body/Voice Theory -- Part II. Voices Beyond Corporeality: Performing Singing as Upgrading. 3. Singing Beyond the Body: Uniqueness, Intruder, and Prosthesis -- 4. Monstrous Singing: The Politics of Vocal Existence -- Part III. Throwing the Voice, Catching the Body: Opera, Ventriloquism, and De-Synchronization. 5. Operatizing the Film: Body Without Voice and Voice Without Body -- 6. Singing Letters, Multiplied Bodies, and Dissociated Voice -- Part IV. Singing Gender as a Performance. 7. Voice and Gender Standing Apart -- 8. Vocal Drag, Counter-Castrato, and the Scandal of the Singing Body.
Subject Operas -- 21st century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Operas -- 20th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Opera -- 21st century.
Opera -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781472441034 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1472441036 (hardcover : alk. paper)