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Author Fulcher, Jane F. author
Title Renegotiating French identity : musical culture and creativity in France during Vichy and the German occupation / Jane F. Fulcher
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  ML270.5 F962 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001325166
Descript xii, 490 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references ( pages 445-474) and index
Introduction : The new historiography of Vichy -- The essential political and institutional background -- Reinscribing, framing, and subverting an operatic icon : Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande -- From the legal to the illegal : Schaeffer's journey toward resistance and artistic exploration -- The soft or hard borders of French identity : Honegger's iconic role and subjectivity during Vichy -- Poulenc's metamorphosis : his journey toward resistance and a stylistic counterdiscourse -- Messiaen in a Catholic Church divided : spiritual authority, subjective agency, and artistic breakthrough -- Conclusion : Vichy's shifting cultural goals and tactics : the results, the responses, and how to perceive them
Subject Music -- France -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Music -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 20th century
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
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