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- DescriptionThe fascinating character of Don Quijote has intrigued readers and literary critics throughout the centuries. Yet, the windmill-fighting knight and his jolly squire, Sancho Panza, had an even greater impact on the world of music and particularly opera. This book examines the history of Don Quijote in opera from the 17th century to our times. It offers great insight into the reception of this literary work via operatic interpretations in major European countries. It also shows how an important literary work influenced the development and evolution of certain forms of opera.
- Author BiographyThe Author: Barbara P. Esquival-Heinemann is an assistant professor of Spanish at Winthrop College, South Carolina. She was educated in Germany, Spain, Canada and the United States, and received her Ph.D. from SUNY-Buffalo. Her teaching experience includes three years at St. Lawrence University, New York, where she was also a Faculty Advisor for International students. She has travelled widely,and for three years hosted her own Radio opera show in Waterloo, Ontario.
- Author(s)Barbara P Osquival-Heinemann
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/03/1994
- SubjectMusic & Dance
- Series TitleStudies on Cervantes and His Time
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published1993
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight420 g
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