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Siren Songs:
Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Opera
Edited by Mary Ann Smart

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowlegments vii
Introduction by Mary Ann Swart 3
Through Voices, History by Catht~riuc Clement 17
The Absent Mother in Oprah Seria by Martha Feldman 29
Staging Mozart's Women by Wye Jamison Allanbrook, Mary Hunter, Gretchen A. Wheelock 47
The Career of Cherubino, Or the Trouser Role Grows Up by Heather Hadlock 67
Elisabeth's Last Act by Roger Parker 93
Body and Voice in Melodrama and Opera by Peter Brooks 118
Ulterior Motives: Verdi's Recurring Themes Revisited by Mary Ann Smart 135
Melisande's Hair, or the Trouble in Allemonde: A Postmodern Allegory at the Opera-Comique by Katherine Bergeron 160
Opera: Two or Three Things I Know about Her by Lawrence Kramer 186
Staging the Female Body: Richard Strauss's Salome by Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, M.D. 204
"Soulless Machines" and Steppenwolves: Renegotiating Masculinity in Krenek's Jonny spiel auf~ by Joseph HHenry Auner 222
"Grimes Ia at His Exercise": Sex, Politics, and Violence in the Librettos of Peter Grimes by Phillip Brett 237
Notes 251
Indexs 295

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