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Author Benzecry, Claudio E.

Title The opera fanatic : ethnography of an obsession / Claudio E. Benzecry.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML1700 .B35 2011    Available  ---
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML1700 .B35 2011    Available  ---
Description xx, 246 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An opera house for the "Paris of South America" -- "It was love at first sight": biography and social trajectory of standing-room dwellers -- Foreground -- Becoming an opera fan: cultural membership, mediation, and differentiation -- Moral listening: symbolic boundaries, work on the self, and passionate engagement -- Heroes, pilgrims, addicts, and nostalgics: repertories of engagement in the quest for transcendence -- Finale -- "They were playing in their shirtsleeves!" downfall, memory work end high-culture nationalism -- "We've told you all about our life": conclusions and implications.
Subject Opera.
Opera audiences.
Music fans.
ISBN 9780226043401 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226043401 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226043425 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226043428 (pbk. : alk. paper)