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Franz Schubert Sexuality, Subjectivity, Song

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ISBN-10: 0521542162

ISBN-13: 9780521542166

Edition: 2003

Authors: Lawrence Kramer, Ian Bent

List price: $46.99
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This is the first book to examine Schubert's songs as active shaping forces in the culture of their era rather than as mere reflections of it. Responding to rising new forms of social organisation, Schubert discovered that songs could serve as a medium for shuffling and reshuffling the basic building blocks of identity and desire, especially sexual desire. His songs project a kaleidoscopic array of unexpected human types, all of whom are eligible for a sympathetic response, even the strangest and most disconcerting. Schubert sought to validate these subjective types without subordinating them to a central social or sexual norm. The book describes and contextualises this process and tracks…    
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Book details

List price: $46.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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