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Published: 11 July 2019

324 Pages | 13 line, 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780190847241

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Debussy's Critics

Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism

Alexandra Kieffer

  • Traces the intellectual history of a formative movement in European modernism
  • Claims that Debussy was not a "Symbolist" composer, as that label is typically understood
  • Argues for a re-orientation of musicology towards historically-situated listening experiences