Downes, Stephen: Szymanowski, Eroticism & the Voices of Mythology (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780947854102

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Subtitle: Royal Musical Association Monographs

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Contents: Preface; Introduction: Mythic and erotic voices of the authorial subject; Schopenhauerian pessimism, the Promethean voice, Apocalyptic climax; Homoeroticism, madness and Orphic song; Narcissus, the Siren and Dionysus: calls of seduction in King Roger; After King Roger: Eros, Slavonic-Sufistic melody and Pan-Europeanism; Bibliography; Index.