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Published: 31 January 2019

328 Pages | 75 illus.


ISBN: 9780195384567

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Carmen and the Staging of Spain

Recasting Bizet's Opera in the Belle Epoque

Michael Christoforidis and Elizabeth Kertesz

Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

  • Offers a new perspective on Bizet's Carmen
  • First scholarly recognition of a selection of key performers, productions, and adaptations of Carmen
  • Recontextualizes understanding of the relationship between the opera and popular theatrical culture during the Belle Epoque
  • Provides new insights into famous divas (and better-known Carmens)