Moral Fire: Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle

Moral Fire: Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle

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Joseph Horowitz writes in Moral Fire: "If the Met's screaming Wagnerites standing on chairs (in the 1890s) are unthinkable today, it is partly because we mistrust high feeling. Our children avidly specialize in vicarious forms of electronic interpersonal diversion. Our laptops and televisions ensnare us in a surrogate world that shuns all but facile passions; only Jon Stewart and Bill Maher share moments of moral outrage disguised as comedy."

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Publisher: University of California Press (April 09, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 270 pages

File size: 2.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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