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Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Philip Ross Bullock and Laura Tunbridge

Abstract

Within classical music, much writing on the Western song tradition since 1800 has assumed a direct link between musical cultures and national literatures, and song has typically been interpreted as one of the means by which constructions of nationalism and nationhood have been pursued in the cultural sphere. Yet song can also be a mobile and cosmopolitan genre and form of cultural practice, able – through performance, publication, and translation – to cross boundaries between cultures and languages. This volume brings together musicologists, literary scholars, linguists, and cultural historian ... More

Keywords: Song, Translation, Transnationalism, Performance, Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, Hafiz, Heine, Whitman, Verlaine

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197267196
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip Ross Bullock, editor
Professor of Russian Literature and Music, University of Oxford

Laura Tunbridge, editor
Professor of Music, University of Oxford

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Contents

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Introduction: ‘L’invitation au voyage’

Philip Ross Bullock and Laura Tunbridge

Part I Hafiz

Part II Heine

Part III Verlaine

Part IV Whitman

Afterword

Terence Cave

End Matter