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Author Groos, Arthur, author.

Title Madama Butterfly = Madamu Batafurai : transpositions of a "Japanese tragedy" / Arthur Groos
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2023]


Description 1 online resource (298 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents Introduction. "Marriage... in the Japanese Way" -- Loti and Long : with an eyewitness account -- Madama Butterfly : a conflicted genesis -- Far West/far East : Luigi Illica's libretto -- Madama Butterfly between West and East -- Returns of the native : Madamu Batafurai in Japan -- Returns of the native : imaginative transpositions
Summary Examines post-colonial issues in Madama Butterfly, the historical background, conflicted representation of the heroine, and controversial reception in Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Cambridge, viewed September 25, 2023)
Subject Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Madama Butterfly.
SUBJECT Madama Butterfly (Puccini, Giacomo) fast
Subject Geishas -- Japan -- Drama -- History and criticism
Temporary marriage -- Japan -- Drama -- History and criticism
Orientalism in opera.
Orientalism in opera
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1009250663
Other Titles Madamu Batafurai
Transpositions of a "Japanese tragedy"