On Late Style: Music and Literature Against the Grain

On Late Style: Music and Literature Against the Grain

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In this fascinating book, Edward Said looks at the creative contradictions that often mark the late works of literary and musical artists. Said shows how the approaching death of an artist can make its way into his work, examining essays, poems, novels, films, and operas by such artists as Beethoven, Genet, Mozart, Lampedusa, Euripides, Cavafy, and Mann, among others. He uncovers the conflicts and complexity that often distinguish artistic lateness, resulting in… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (December 10, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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