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Author Wilson, Alexandra, 1973- author.

Title Puccini's La bohème / Alexandra Wilson
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 155 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford keynotes
Oxford keynotes.
Contents Setting the scene -- La bohème in context -- La bohème's Paris -- La bohème's travels -- Popularising La bohème -- La bohème reimagined
Summary "La bohème is one of the most frequently performed operas in the world. But how did it come to be so adored? Drawing on an extremely broad range of sources, Alexandra Wilson traces the opera's rise to global fame. Although the work has been subjected to many hostile critiques, it swiftly achieved popular success through stage performances, recordings and filmed versions. Wilson demonstrates how La bohème acquired even greater cultural influence as its music and dramatic themes began to be incorporated into pop songs, film soundtracks, musicals and more"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Oxford Scholarship Online, viewed on August 4, 2021)
Subject Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Bohème.
SUBJECT Bohème (Puccini, Giacomo) fast
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020018917
ISBN 9780190637903