The idea of music in Victorian fiction /

edited by Sophie Fuller and Nicky Losseff.
Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Fuller, Sophie.
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Format: Book
Language:English
Published / Created: Aldershot, Hants, England : Burlington, VT : c2004.
Ashgate,
Series:Music in nineteenth-century Britain
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-286) and index.

Physical description: xx, 297 p. ; 24 cm.

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ISBN:0754605779 (alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
Musical Identities. The voice, the breath and the soul : song and poverty in Thyrza, Mary Barton, Alton Locke and A child of the Jago / Nicky Losseff
Cribbed, cabin'd, and confined' : female musical creativity in Victorian fiction / Sophie Fuller
Music, crowd control and the female performer in Trilby / Phyllis Weliver.Genre and musicalities. The piano's progress : the piano in play in the Victorian novel / Jodi Lustig
Female performances : melodramatic music conventions and The woman in white / Laura Vorachek
Indecent musical displays : feminizing the pastoral in Eliot's The mill on the floss / Alisa Clapp-Itnyre
'Singing like a musical box' : musical detection and novelistic tradition / Irene Morra.Construction of musical meaning. The 'perniciously homosexual art' : music and homoerotic desire in The picture of Dorian Gray and other fin-de-si├Ęcle fiction / Joe Law
'You might have called it beauty or poetry or passion just as well as music' : Gertrude Hudson's fictional fantasias / Charlotte Purkis
The music master and 'the Jew' in Victorian writing : Thomas Carlyle, Richard Wagner, George Eliot and George Du Maurier / Jonathan Taylor
Thomas Carlyle and the grain of the voice / Karen Tongson.