Item #407369 Word and music in the novels of Andrey Bely / Ada Steinberg. Ada Steinberg.

Word and music in the novels of Andrey Bely / Ada Steinberg

1982, First Edition. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press. Very good cloth copy in a very good if slightly edge-nicked and dust-toned dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Item #407369
ISBN: 0521237319

Physical description: xi, 312 pages ; 23 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-303) and index. Contents: Part I. On the Relationship Between Music and Poetry. Chapter One. 1. Music and poetry: statement of the problem; 2. The significance of music for the romantics and symbolists: evaluation of the 'word'; 3. The influence of Wagner on the symbolists: a new evaluation of the 'word'; Chapter 2. 1. Bely, Mallarmé; and Verlaine and their approach to music; 2. Bely and the music of his time -- Part II. Bely's Musical Devices. Chapter 1. 1. Bely's verbal orchestration; 2. Vowel orchestration; 3. Consonantal orchestration; Chapter 4. 1. The concept of dissonance in music: Prokofiev and Bely; 2. Bely's dissonances; their 'preparation' and 'resolution'; 3. On 'polyphony'; Chapter 5. 1. Bely's synaesthesia: Baudelaire's 'Correspondances' as interpreted by Bely; 2. Rimbaud's sonnet 'Voyelles' and his influence on Bely: The importance of Gogol's 'Craftsmanship'; 3. Bely's original solution to the problem of synaesthesia -- Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Subjects: Bely, Andrey 1880-1934 Language; Bely , Andre 1880-1934; Symbolism (Literary movement) Russia; Symbolism (Literary movement); Bely, Andrey, 1880-1934 Russian literature, 1900-1989 Criticism; Russian literature 20th century Criticism and interpretation; Russia; Fiction in Russian Bely , Andre Critical studies; Fiction in Russian Bely , Andre 1880-1934.

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