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Author Atwood, William G., 1932-

Title The Parisian worlds of Frederic Chopin / William G. Atwood.

Imprint New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c1999.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  780.92 C455Ba    ---  Available
Description vii, 470 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-447) and index.
Contents Paris a la Galignani : an Anglo-Italian guide to the French capital for the English-speaking tourist -- Polish Parisians : a people in exile -- From citizen-king to prince-president : France as a "bourgeois-cracy" -- Society and salons : a "who's tout" of le tout Paris -- Pox Britannica : the great epidemic of anglomania -- Musical currents along the Seine : from concert halls to dance halls -- Opera : a vocal art and social spectacle -- Bohemia and the demimonde : two operas in the making -- Penning a profit : literature becomes lucrative -- Stage by stage : the evolution of theatrical taste from the battle of "Hernani" to the reign of Rachel -- Delacroix, Daumier, and Daguerre : a "3-D" view of art -- "A votre sante!" : coping with poultices, purges, and the Parisian medical profession -- Visions of a better world : searching for Utopia from Menilmontant to the Rue Vanneau -- The big shadow of the little corporal : Napoleon becomes a legend.
Subject Chopin, Frederic, 1810-1849.
Music -- France -- Paris -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0300077734 (alk. paper)

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