Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

01 January 2012

288 Pages | 8pp b/w plates

5 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199569816


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The Castrato and His Wife

Helen Berry

  • The story of Giusto Ferdinando Tenducci, eighteenth-century opera star, heart-throb, and international celebrity - now told for the first time
  • Unravels the intriguing tale of his elopement with teenage pupil Dorothea Maunsell - their subsequent marriage and celebrated divorce
  • Affords a fascinating insight into the world of opera, sex, and marriage in the eighteenth century
  • Explores fundamental questions about the meaning of marriage that continue to resonate in our own time
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