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Bartók and His World
Edited by Peter Laki

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
Out of Hungary: Bartok, Modernism, and the Cultural Politics of Twentieth-Century Music3
Why Is a Bartok Thematic Catalog Sorely Needed?64
The Gallows and the Altar: Poetic Criticism and Critical Poetry about Bartok in Hungary79
Bartok's Reception in America, 1940-1945101
Bluebeard as Theater: The Influence of Maeterlinck and Hebbel on Balazs's Bluebeard Drama119
The Miraculous Mandarin: Melchior Lengyel, His Pantomime, and His Connections to Bela Bartok149
Bartok and Stravinsky: Respect, Competition, Influence, and the Hungarian Reaction to Modernism in the 1920s172
Travel Reports from Three Continents: A Selection of Letters from Bela Bartok203
Bela Bartok: An Interview by Dezso Kosztolanyi228
A Conversation with Bela Bartok235
Recollections of Bela Bartok243
A Change in Style276
Bartok's Third String Quartet278
Bartok's Foreign Tour282
Two Bartok Obituaries290
A Selection of Poems Inspired by Bela Bartok296
Index of Names and Compositions307
List of Contributors313

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