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The Musical Crowd in English Fiction, 1840–1910

Class, Culture and Nation

  • Authors
  • Phyllis Weliver
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Introduction

This book provides insight into how musical performances contributed to emerging ideas about class and national identity. Offering a fresh reading of bestselling fictional works, drawing upon crowd theory, climate theory, ethnology, science, music reviews and books by musicians to demonstrate how these discourses were mutually constitutive.

Keywords

culture fiction identity national identity opera Renaissance

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