Opera's Second Death by Slavoj ZizekOpera's Second Death by Slavoj Zizek

Opera's Second Death

bySlavoj Zizek, Mladen DolarEditorSlavoj Zizek

Paperback | November 16, 2001

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Opera's Second Deathis a passionate exploration of opera - the genre, its masterpieces, and the nature of death. Using a dazzling array of tools, Slavoj Zizek and coauthor Mladen Dolar explore the strange compulsions that overpower characters in Mozart and Wagner, as well as our own desires to die and to go to the opera.
Slavoj Zizekis Researcher at the University of Ljubljana. Among his many books areThe Fragile AbsoluteandTheTicklish Subject.Mladen Dolaris Professor of Philosopy at the University of Ljubljana.
Title:Opera's Second DeathFormat:PaperbackDimensions:246 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.6 inPublished:November 16, 2001Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0415930170

ISBN - 13:9780415930178

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..."provides many new and remarkable conclusions from a contemporary, Eastern European point of viewthat will interest opera specialists and cultural historians.."-A.M. Hanson, Ihoice ...".an engaging and frequently illuminating commentary on the impulses, desires and fantasies that enrich both our own lives and those of the colorful characters that populate our favorite operas."-Barry Millington, "BBC Music Magazine Direct, December 1, 2002